Test Catalog

Test ID: EAG    
Hepatitis B e-Antigen, Serum

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

Determining infectivity of hepatitis B virus (HBV) carriers

 

Monitoring infection status of individuals with chronic hepatitis B

 

Monitoring serologic response of chronically HBV-infected patients receiving antiviral therapy

 

Determining the level of hepatitis B e-antigen

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

See HBV Infection-Diagnostic Approach and Management Algorithm in Special Instructions.

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

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

Yes

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

Hepatitis Be Ag, S

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

HBeAg
Hepatitis Be Ag
HBe Ag
HBe antigen
Hepatitis Be antigen
EAG