Hepatitis C (HCV) Antibody



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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


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


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Your contact for this test


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

Acting Lead Laboratory Manager - Microbiology & Virology

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Hepatitis C (HCV) Antibody