Hep B Core Ab, Total w /Reflex to IgM

Hep B Core Ab, Total w /Reflex to IgM

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Description: Hepatitis B is a liver disease that is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B is a bloodborne pathogen and exposure to the blood of an infected person may result in infection.

Our hepatitis B blood lab test will aid in the diagnosis of acute or chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and in the determination of the clinical status of HBV infected individuals in conjunction with other HBV serological markers. Aid in differential diagnosis of hepatitis. The presence of anti-HBc total antibody indicates previous or ongoing infection with HBV in an undefined time frame.

Abnormal results may require further evaluation by your physician.

Hepatitis B Core Antibody, Total.
This test is also known as:
Antibody to Hepatitis B Core Antigen
Core Antibody

Patient Instructions: This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H or coenzyme R). It is recommended to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of specimen.



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