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Test ID: CORAB    
Hepatitis B Core Total Antibodies, with Reflex to Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

32111

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detection and differentiation between recent and past/resolved or chronic hepatitis B viral (HBV) infection

 

Diagnosis of recent HBV infection during the "window period" when both hepatitis B surface antigen and antibodies to hepatitis B surface antigen are negative

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HBIMHBc IgM Ab, SYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If hepatitis B core total antibodies is positive, then hepatitis B core antibody IgM is performed at an additional charge.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

HBc Total Ab, w/Reflex, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Anti Core Antibodies
Anti-HBc
Anti-Hepatitis Bc
Antibody to Hepatitis Bc
Core Antibody IgG+IgM, S
HBV (Hepatitis B Virus)
Hep Bc Ab IgG/IgM, S
Hepatitis B Core Ab IgG and IgM Antibodies
Hepatitis B Core Ab IgG+IgM, S
Hepatitis B Core Total
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
Hepatitis Bc