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Hepatitis B Core IgM Antibody

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Immunology

Test ID/Workstation :
HEPBC MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Red Top Tube is NOT acceptable. Specimen grossly hemolyzed, grossly icteric or grossly lipemic.
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CLIA)
Special Instructions:
Spin down and remove serum from clot within 24 hours. For 24 hours before this blood collection, do not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin or vitamin B7 that are commonly found in hair, skin and nail supplements and multivitamins. Days Performed: Mon through Sat. If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-2 days
Additional Info:
Reference range available on patient report
CPT Code:
86705