Hepatitis B core Antibody (HBc Ab)



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Previous Hepatitis, IVDU, Contact of Hepatitis. Newly diagnosed HIV and HCV positive patients

Sample Type

Clotted Blood Sample, serum, plasma

Turnaround Time

Within 3 days

Testing Frequency


External Notes

Should be requested in addition to Hepatitis screen. Please note this assay is usually requested as part of a panel of tests. The TRT is dependant upon the completion of the last test in the panel. The majority of serological tests are batch processed. Please contact the laboratory if urgent testing is required.

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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 B core Antibody (HBc Ab)