Test Catalog

Test ID: HBAB    
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Qualitative/Quantitative, Serum

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

Identifying previous exposure to hepatitis B virus


Determining adequate immunity from hepatitis B vaccination


This assay provides both qualitative and quantitative results.

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

Chemiluminescent 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

HBs Antibody, S

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

Antibody to Hepatitis B Surface Ag
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody-Quant
Hepatitis Bs Ab
Hepatitis B Surface Ab