2019 Spring Bank Holiday Service Availablity

Liver Laboratories Spring Bank Holiday service availability

Please note that there will be limited Liver Pathology services available on the Spring Bank Holiday Monday as follows:

Monday 27th May:
will provide a limited service for immunosuppressive drug measurement.

All services will resume as normal on Tuesday 28th May

test-icon HCV Ab

Purpose of Test: The anti-HCV assay is a used for the qualitative detection of antibody to hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV) in human serum and plasma. The assay is intended to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of Hepatitis C infection and as a screening test to prevent transmission of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) to recipients of blood, blood components, cells, tissue and organs. The presence of anti-HCV indicates that an individual may have been previously exposed to HCV or that they are currently infected with HCV.
Method: Abbott ARCHITECT: automated chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA)
Minimum Sample Requirements: 300μL serum/EDTA plasma
contact-icon Contacts
Hepatitis Testing Service: kch-tr.LiverHTS@nhs.net
Contact Lab for any queries.