Hepatitis C Antibody
2-8 C (ice packs)
store at 2-8 C up to 7 days, -20C if not tested within 7 days
Plasma (lithium heparin, sodium heparin, EDTA)
- Nonreactive-0.00-0.79 S/CO Equivocal-0.80-0.99 S/CO
- Reactive->1.00 Equivocal retest: Both of the duplicate retests are reactive=Reactive.
- One or both of the duplicates are equivocal, or 1 is reactive and the other is nonreactive=Equivocal. (another specimen should be obtained for further testing. Both of the duplicates are
Draw tube or plastic pour off tube
Immunoassay using CMIA technology
Results, in conjunction with other lab results and clinical info, may be used to provide presumptive evidence of infection with HCV (state of infection or associated disease not determined) in persons with signs and symptoms of hepatitis and in persons at risk for hepatitis C infection
Anti-HCV HCV Ab
Anything else included in test?