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Hepatitis Screen - Acute, Serum

Test ID: ACUHEP

Test

Method

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay

Report Includes

Hepatitis A Antibodies IgM; Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

Specimens

Serum

Clinical Utility

This test is used to investigate acute infection. Reflex: Hepatitis B Core Antibody (IgM) will also be reported and billed when Hepatitis B Surface Antigen is positive.

Test Location

Laboratory Reference Centre, 237 Barton Street E, Hamilton ON L8L 2X2

Test Version

30-Sep-2019

Specimen

Specimens

Serum

Sample Volume

1 mL

Specimen Comment

Plasma (Heparin) is acceptable only for dialysis patients.

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Store and send cold.

Test Version

30-Sep-2019

Performance / Interpretation

Method

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay

Turnaround Time

2 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Hepatitis A Antibodies (IgM) Qualitative Test
  • Non-Reactive
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Qualitative Test
  • Non-Reactive

Test Location

Laboratory Reference Centre, 237 Barton Street E, Hamilton ON L8L 2X2

Test Version

30-Sep-2019

Interface / Setup

Test Version

30-Sep-2019