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Hepatitis B Core IGM ABS / Anti-HBc IgM


Hepatitis B core-specific IgM class antibody has been detected in most acute infections and is a reliable marker for acute disease. In some cases, hepatitis B core IgM antibody may be the only specific marker for the diagnosis of acute infection with hepatitis B virus.

Synonyms: Anti-HBc, IgM; Antibody to Hepatitis B Core Antigen, IgM; HBV

Enzyme Immunoassay
Specimen Required

SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Ambient – 14 Days, Refrigerated – 31 Days, Frozen – 2 Months

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