Hepatitis B core total antibody

Hepatitis B core total antibody is performed on two separate platforms within Virology.

Routine testing is in an automated 96-well EIA.
Urgent testing is in an automated system, the Abbott ARCHITECT

Clinical details: 
Presence of HB core total antibody implies past exposure to HBV.
Synonyms or keywords: 
Past HBV
Sample type and Volume required: 
10mL serum or EDTA plasma
Turnaround time: 
2 days
Time limit for extra tests: 
South London Specialist Virology Centre
Results: 02032996155 Medical Advice: 02032996298
King's College Hospital
Cheyne Wing, 2nd Floor (opposite Liver ITU)
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

DX address: South London (PHL) Kings DX 6570200 Peckham 90SE
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 09/04/2018