Hepatitis B (Core) Total Antibody (HBcAb Total)
What is HBcAb Total?
This assay is useful for diagnosis of recent or past Hepatitis B infection. It helps to determine occult HBV infection in healthy HBV carriers with negative results for HBsAg, Anti HBs, Anti HBc IgM, HBeAg and Anti HBe. This assay is not useful for differentiating between acute, chronic and resolved HBV infection
Preparation for HBcAb Total
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for HBcAb Total
The sample type collected for Hepatitis B (Core) Total Antibody is: Blood