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.