Test Catalog

Test ID: HBVPE    
Hepatitis B Virus Past Exposure Panel, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Screening for past exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV)


Determining HBV infection status prior to initiating chemotherapy or other immunosuppressive therapies


This test panel is intended to screen for presence of past or active hepatitis B virus infection in individuals who will be receiving chemotherapy, immunosuppressive therapy, or organ transplantation.

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HBAGHBs Antigen, SYesYes
HBCHBc Total Ab, SYesYes
HBABHBs Antibody, SYesYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) is reactive, then HBsAg confirmation will be performed at an additional charge.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CIA) 

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Hepatitis B Past Exposure, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Hepatitis Profile
Hepatitis B Screen
Past Exposure Hep B
Hepatitis B
Chronic Hepatitis B