IgM anti-HBc

Additional Tests Offered (Per Consultation)

TURN AROUND TIME

2-3 Days Mon-Sat

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
IgM anti-HBc
Test Description
Hepatitis B core-specific IgM class antibody has been detected in most acute infections and is a reliable marker for acute disease. In some cases, hepatitis B core IgM antibody may be the only specific marker for the diagnosis of acute infection with hepatitis B virus.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

HBCSO IgM

20

Method Description
  • Immunoassay
FDA Cleared / Approved
No
CPT Code(s)
  • 86705
STAT Allowed
No
Notes
Setup Mon-Sat AM
Draw Status

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • 0.5 mL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • 1 mL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Serum - Serum Separator Tube
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
Preferred
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
Sample Stability
  • Ambient - 7 days
  • Frozen - 30 days
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 14 days
Transport
Refrigerated