|Name: ||Hepatitis B/C Profile|
|Specimen: ||2 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Serum is the preferred sample for Hepatitis testing. |
Samples should be frozen (-20C or below) if testing will not be completed within 48 hours. Repeated freeze/thaw cycles should be avoided as this can cause analyte deterioration.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Neonatal Spec: ||0.2 mL|
|Reference Range: ||Qualitative Interpretation|
| Method: ||Chemiluminescent Immunoassay|
|Note: ||Includes: |
- HBS Ag - Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with reflex to confirmation if needed.
- HBC Ab, Total - Hepatitis B Core Antibody, Total
- HCV Ab, IgG - Hepatitis C Antibody, IgG
See individual tests for detailed methodology.