Hepatitis B Core, ABS-IgG (HBc IgG)

Code

2870

Principle

HBc IgG assay is intended to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of hepatitis B infection and as a screening test to prevent transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV) to recipients of blood, blood components, cells, tissue and organs.

Preanalytical

1 mL Serum Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

1 day

Methodology

Chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA)

Limitations

 Specimens from patients who have received preparations of mouse monoclonal antibodies for diagnosis or therapy may contain human anti-mouse antibodies (HAMA). Specimens containing HAMA may produce anomalous values when tested.