WHAT IS HEPATITIS B CORE ANTIBODY (ANTI-HBC) TEST?

WHAT IS HEPATITIS B CORE ANTIBODY (ANTI-HBC) TEST?

Hepatitis B core antibody is the antibody marker that arises 1-2 weeks after contraction of the hepatitis B virus, increases during the chronic phase of the illness, and remains present for life. It is the most reliable test to determine the presence of hepatitis B infection in the absence of hepatitis B surface antibody and hepatitis B surface antigen. 

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Genomic Medicine UK is the home of comprehensive genomic testing in London. Our consultant medical doctors work tirelessly to provide the highest standards of medical laboratory testing for personalised medical treatments, genomic risk assessments for common diseases and genomic risk assessment for cancers at an affordable cost for everybody. We use state-of-the-art modern technologies of next-generation sequencing and DNA chip microarray to provide all of our patients and partner doctors with a reliable, evidence-based, thorough and valuable medical service.

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