Anti-Hepatitis B Core IgM

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

8-12 Hours

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Anti-Hepatitis B Core IgM
Alternate Name(s)
  • HBc IgM
Test Site
  • Colorado
  • Pennsylvania
Test Description
Qualitative detection of IgM antibodies (anti-HBc IgM) to Hepatitis B Core Antigen
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

HEPATITIS Bc IgM Ab

3212

Method Description
  • EIA
FDA Cleared / Approved
No
CPT Code(s)
  • 86705
STAT Allowed
Yes
Download(s)
Draw Status

Cadaveric

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 20 uL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 50 uL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Plasma, ACD - Yellow Top Tube
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
  • Plasma, Lithium Heparin - Green Top Tube
  • Plasma, Sodium Citrate - Blue Top Tube
  • Plasma, Sodium Heparin - Green Top Tube
  • Serum - Gold Top Tube
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Serum - Red/Gray (Tiger) Top Tube
Sample Handling
Centrifuge and separate serum/plasma from cells and transfer to plastic vials; do not freeze whole blood.
Sample Stability
  • Ambient - 8 hours
  • Frozen at -20°C - Indefinite
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 7 days
Transport
  • Frozen at -20°C – Greater than 7 Days
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C – Up to 7 Days