Test Catalog

Test ID: HCCAD    
Hepatitis C Virus Antibody Screen for Cadaveric or Hemolyzed Specimens, Asymptomatic, Serum

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

Screening cadaveric or hemolyzed serum specimens for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in asymptomatic individuals with or without risk factors for HCV infection

Note: In accordance with National Coverage Determination guidance, this test is indicated for asymptomatic patients born from 1945 through 1965, those with history of injection drug use, or history of receiving blood transfusion prior to 1992.


This test is not intended for screening blood, cell, or tissue donors.

This test is not intended for testing symptomatic individuals (ie, diagnostic purposes).


This test is not useful for ruling out acute HCV infection.


This test is not useful for differentiation between resolved and acute or chronic HCV infection.


Indicated for testing asymptomatic individuals (screening purposes) with or without risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection.

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HCVLHCV Ab Confirmation, SYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If screen is reactive, then confirmation will be performed at an additional charge.


See Hepatitis C: Testing Algorithm for Screening and Diagnosis in Special Instructions.

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

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

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

HCV Ab Cadaver/Hemolyzed Screen, S

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

Anti-HCV (Hepatitis C Virus)
HCV (Hepatitis C Virus) Antibody
HCV (Hepatitis C Virus) Supplemental Test
HCV Antibody
Hepatitis C Antibody
Hepatitis C Virus
Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis
Hepatitis C (HCV)
Antibody to Hepatitis C Virus