Test Catalog

Test ID: HBIM    
Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM, Serum

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

Diagnosis of acute hepatitis B infection


Identifying acute hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the serologic window period when hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and antihepatitis B surface (anti-HBs) are negative


Differentiation between acute and chronic or past hepatitis B infection in the presence of positive antihepatitis B core.

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 IgM Ab, S

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

Anti-HBc (Immunoglobulin M)
Antibody to Hepatitis Bc
HBV (Hepatitis B Virus)
Hepatitis B Core Ab (Anti-HBc [IgM]), S
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
Hepatitis Bc
Hepatitis Bc Antibody (IgM)
Anti-Hepatitis Bc (IgM) (Immunoglobulin M)