Hepatitis B Core Antibody

Profile or Test Panel
Also Known as (Alias) anti-HBc
HBcAb
Indications Primary test for blood donor and recipient/patient testing
Primary test for organ donor testing
Method Abbott PRISM HBcore assay
Test Information Assay is a chemiluminescent immunoassay for the qualitative detection of total antibody to hepatitis B core antigen in human serum and plasma specimens.
Sample Requirements Serum or Plasma (EDTA, Potassium oxalate, Sodium citrate, ACD-A, ACD-B, CPD, CP2D, CPDA-1).  Heparin anticoagulants are not acceptable.
Requested Volume 6 mL
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 0.6 mL
Shipping Information Samples are acceptable at 2-8°C for up to 14 days; samples can be frozen at -20 °C or lower.
Requisition Form Donor Testing RFT
Transaction Code 3064-00
CPT Codes 86704
Test Schedule 7 days per week
Turn around Time (analytic time) 1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation
Report/ Results Reactive or Nonreactive


Profile or Test Panel
Also Known as (Alias) anti-HBc
HBcAb
Indications Cadaveric testing
Secondary test for organ donor testing
Method Ortho HBc ELISA Test System
Test Information Assay is qualitative enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of total antibody to hepatitis B virus core antigen in human serum or plasma.
Sample Requirements Serum or Plasma (EDTA, Heparin, Sodium citrate)
Requested Volume 6 mL
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 0.5 mL
Shipping Information Samples are acceptable at 2-8°C for up to 7 days; samples may be frozen at -20 °C
Requisition Form Transplant Infectious Disease Testing Request (Contact the Donor Testing Laboratory @425-656-7907)
Transaction Code 3064-00
CPT Codes 86704
Test Schedule 7 days per week
Turn around Time (analytic time) 600 AM Next Day for Cadaveric;
1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation
Report/ Results Reactive or Nonreactive