Viral Hepatitis New Hep B referral (ICE)



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Only reserved for patients seen in the specialist HBV outpatient clinics for the very first time.

Sample Type

Clotted Blood

Reference Range

Not Applicable

Turnaround Time

Within 5 days

Testing Frequency


External Notes

Includes HBsAg, HBeAg, HBeAb, HBcIgM, HBcTotal Ab, HBsAb and HBV DNA Genotyping is not being currently offered. No such requests will be actioned unless first discussed with a medical virologist or without funding approval. For policy matters regarding genotyping, please contact Dr M Raza.

Patient Preparation

Not Applicable

Test Request Form

Download Test Request Form

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


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

Acting Lead Laboratory Manager - Microbiology & Virology

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