Test Catalog

Test ID: HBC    
Hepatitis B Core Total Antibodies, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of recent or past hepatitis B infection


Determination of occult hepatitis B infection in otherwise healthy hepatitis B virus (HBV) carriers with negative test results for hepatitis B surface antigen, anti-hepatitis B surface, anti-hepatitis B core IgM, hepatitis Be antigen, and anti-HBe


This assay is not useful for differentiating among acute, chronic, and past or resolved hepatitis B infection

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HBc Total Ab, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Anti Core Antibodies
Anti-Hepatitis Bc
Antibody to Hepatitis Bc
HBV (Hepatitis B Virus)
Hepatitis B Core Ab IgG and IgM, S
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
Hepatitis Bc