Hepatitis serology screen - chronic

Microbiology

Notes

 

Sample requirements

Serum - paired samples not required

8.5ml of blood taken into a plain gel tube 

8.5mL BD Vacutainer tube

Required information

  • Relevant clinical details
  • Date of onset
  • Risk factors

Storage/transport

Store at fridge temperature

Transport as soon as possible at ambient temperature

Turnaround time

2 - 4 days

Confirmation of positive results may take longer (up to 10 days)


Page last reviewed: 18/11/2013