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Hepatitis B Core Antibody, Total

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Test Description
Hepatitis B Core Antibody, Total
Synonym(s)
anti-Hepatitis B Core, Core Total, HBC
Test ID
HBCAB
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li-heparin, K2EDTA, K3EDT
Specimen Requirements
SST
Additional Processing Details
Thawed samples, samples containing precipitates, and samples for repeat measurements must be carefully centrifuged before performing the assay.
Stability
Stable for 5 days at 2‑8 °C
2 months at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C)
Samples may be frozen and thawed up to 4 times
Methodology
Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay ECLIA
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
86704
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
Non reactive
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
13952-7