2019 Spring Bank Holiday Service Availablity

Liver Laboratories Spring Bank Holiday service availability

Please note that there will be limited Liver Pathology services available on the Spring Bank Holiday Monday as follows:

Monday 27th May:
IDM Lab
will provide a limited service for immunosuppressive drug measurement.

All services will resume as normal on Tuesday 28th May

test-icon HBsAg

Purpose of Test: The HBsAg assay is used for the qualitative detection of hepatitis B surface antigen in human serum and plasma. The assay is used to identify persons infected with HBV and to help prevent transmission of the virus by blood and blood products and is also used to monitor the status of infected individuals in combination with other hepatitis B serological markers
Method: Abbott ARCHITECT: automated chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA)
Minimum Sample Requirements: 300μL serum/EDTA plasma
Limit of Detection (LOD)/RANGE OF QUANTITATION: N/A
contact-icon Contacts
Hepatitis Testing Service: kch-tr.LiverHTS@nhs.net
Contact Lab for any queries.