HBV core total antibodies (IgG/IgM)
Detection of core IgG and IgM antibodies to confirm naturally-acquired immunity to hepatitis B.
Indicates past infection - requested alongside hepatitis B surface antigen to rule out current or previous infection in non-responders to hepatitis B vaccine
|Sample & container required||RST (rust top)|
|Sample volume||5 mL|
|Turnaround time||3 days (Confirmation: non-negatives up to 10 days)|
Due to a change in testing platform, the laboratory is not currently accredited for test.