Specimen Requirements

Title

HEPATITIS C ANTIBODY

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/2.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate serum.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp: 3 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range

By report

Turnaround

1 day unless confirmatory testing ind

Clinical Use

Useful for diagnosis of Hepatitis C

Test Code

GCAB