Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.

Stability (Room): 2 hrs

Stability (Refrigerated): 2 weeks

Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks

Method: CMIA

Comment: For Hepatitis B surface antigen confirmation by neutralization, HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN CONFIRMATION.

Price: Contact Medilab

Turnaround time (TAT): 2 hrs

Usage: This assay is useful for the diagnosis of acute, recent and chronic HBV infection. It also determines the chronic Hepatitis B infection status. It is the first serologic marker to appear in the serum at 6 to 16 weeks following exposure to HBV. It usually disappears 1 to 2 months after the onset of symptoms. Persistence >6 months indicates chronic carrier state or chronic HBV infection.

Specialty: Gastroenterologist

Disease: Disorders of Liver

Components: Screening only

Courier Charges:

Home Collection: Available


Pre-test Information: No special preparation required

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