Hepatitis Bc (Core) AB, Total (IgG/IgM)
1 SST/2.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.
Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immuno Assay (CMIA)
Room Temp: 14 days; Refrigerated: 31 days; Frozen: 2 months
1 day (unless confirmatory testing indicated)
This assay can be used as an aid in the diagnosis of individuals with acute or chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and in the determination of the clinical status of HBV infected individuals in conjunction with other HBV serological markers associated with HBV infection.