Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Hepatitis B Core IgM Antibody

Test Name: Hepatitis B Core IgM Antibody
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Adult:
5 mL Gold top Vacutainer

Pediatric:
0-2 yrs: Gold 0.5pk.
2- 10yrs: 2 mL Gold top
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Monday-Friday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
24 hours
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date: 2007-05-01
Revised Date: 2015-03-23
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: This marker is an indicator of acute infection. It is useful in distinguishing a recent acute infection from a chronic infection or early recovery.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
HpCorIgMAb
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory

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