Hepatitis B and C Profile Test (Comprehensive) - (LABCORP)
Description: Hepatitis B is a liver disease that is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B is a bloodborne pathogen and exposure to the blood of an infected person may result in infection.
Hepatitis C is a liver disease that is caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Hepatitis C is a bloodborne disease and exposure to the blood of an infected person may result in infection.
This test is used to evaluate and stage patients for HBV or HCV infection.
Abnormal results may require further evaluation by your physician.
Includes: Hep B Surface Antigen Screen
Hep Be Antigen
Hep B Core Ab, IgM
Hep B Core Ab, Total
Hep Be Ab
Hep B Surface Ab Qualitative
Hep C Ab
Patient Instructions: This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H or coenzyme R). It is recommended to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of specimen.