Hepatitis B Core, ABS-IgM (HBc IgM)

Code

2875

Principle

HBc IgM in human serum is indicated for use as an aid in the diagnosis of acute or recent hepatitis B viral infection.

Preanalytical

1 mL Serum Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

1 day

Methodology

Chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA)

Limitations

Specimens from patients with high levels of IgM, e.g. specimens from patients with multiple myeloma, may show depressed values when tested.