Hepatitis B core-specific IgM class antibody has been detected in most acute infections and is a reliable marker for acute disease. In some cases, hepatitis B core IgM antibody may be the only specific marker for the diagnosis of acute infection with hepatitis B virus.
Synonyms: Anti-HBc, IgM; Antibody to Hepatitis B Core Antigen, IgM; HBV
SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Ambient – 14 Days, Refrigerated – 31 Days, Frozen – 2 Months