ARUP Test Catalog
ARUP Consult Guide
Lab Tests Online
 
Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM (HBcAb-IgM)

Mnemonic:    [DOE Only]
Name:    Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM (HBcAb-IgM)
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. EDTA plasma is also acceptable.

Separate serum/plasma from cells ASAP.

Severly hemolyzed or lipemic samples are unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0020092
  Method:    Enzyme Immunoassay
Note:    This is a restricted test which can only be ordered by the laboratory in DOE [HepBc IgM].
Processing Info:    Separate serum from cells ASAP.