Hepatitis B Core Antibody (IgM)

Supply #T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Test Code: 4848

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical Significance: Hepatitis B core-specific IgM class antibody has been detected in most acute infections and is a reliable marker for acute disease. In some cases, hepatitis B core IgM antibody may be the only specific marker for the diagnosis of acute infection with hepatitis B virus.

Alternative Name(s): Anti-HBc, IgM

Collection Guide: 

Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Preferred Specimen: Serum

Preferred Volume: 1 mL

Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days

Rejection Criteria: Gross Hemolysis, Gross Lipemia

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