Lab Code : HBCT
Test Background Detection of core IgG and IgM antibodies to confirm naturally-acquired immunity to hepatitis B.
Indicates past infection - requested alongside hepatitis B surface antigen to rule out current or previous infection in non-responders to hepatitis B vaccine
Reference Range Negative
Sample Required RST (rust top)
Sample Volume 5 mL
Turnaround Time 3 days (Confirmation: non-negatives up to 10 days)