Lab Test : Hepatitis B Core Antibody-Total (IgG & IgM)

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Alternate:B-Core Antibody; Core IgG Hepatitis B
Includes:An enzyme immunoassay that detects the presence of IgG and IgM antibodies to Hepatitis B core antigen.
Department:Virology
Phone:(937) 641-3464
SQ Code:HCAB
Available:Test batched and performed twice per week, depending on volume
Turnaround:1-6 days
Specimen:Blood
Volume:1 mL
Container:Red top tube
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
Normal:Negative
Uses:Detects the presence of IgG and IgM antibodies to Hepatitis B core antigen.
Limitations:A negative result does not rule out a Hepatitis B infection.
Method:Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
 

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