Hepatitis B core IgM (HBc IgM)

Virology


Description

Only used as part of the Hepatitis B confirmatory test panel. This assay is requested as part of a panel of tests. TRT is dependant upon the completion of the last test in the panel and clinical review.


Indications

Patients must be HBsAg +ve to request this assay/panel Only used as part of the Hepatitis B confirmatory test panel.


Sample Type

Clottes blood, serum, plasma


Reference Range

Not applicableReference ranges are not applicable to Virology Assays.This assay will produce a qualitative ( �Detected� or �NOT detected� ) result only.


Turnaround Time

Within 5 days


Testing Frequency

As required


External Notes

Only used as part of the Hepatitis B confirmatory test panel. This assay is requested as part of a panel of tests. The TRT is dependant upon the comletion of the last test in the panel.


Patient Preparation

None


Test Request Form

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Your contact for this test

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Leeanne Tovey BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, MSc Medical Microbiology

Acting Lead Laboratory Manager - Microbiology & Virology

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Hepatitis B core IgM (HBc IgM)