Hepatitis C (HCV) Antibody

Virology


Description

For Information regarding sample types and volumes please follow the Weblink above and then select the "VIROLOGY SAMPLES" link


Indications

Acute hepatitis screen, Hepatitis screen, Sexual health screen


Sample Type

Clotted Blood ( Yellow top ), serum, plasma


Reference Range

Not applicable


Turnaround Time

Within 1 day


Testing Frequency

daily


External Notes

Antibodies may take up to 3 months to develop post onset of illness.Positive results may require further testing to confirm. Negative results are reported within two workdays. Samples with positive results are tested for RNA/genotype/another Ab test and may delay results upto a maximum of 10 workdays


Patient Preparation

None


Test Request Form

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Please note: the above information is subject to change and we endeavour to keep this website up to date wherever necessary.

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 C (HCV) Antibody