Hepatitis C Antibody with Reflex to HCV, RNA, Quantitative, Reac-Time PCR Test
Hepatitis C Antibody with Reflex to HCV Test measures the Hepatitis C antibodies level and is used to screen for Hepatitis C infection.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends hepatitis C testing to all “baby boomers” (adult born from 1945 – 1965) and for anyone who has injected drugs.
The Hepatitis C infection typically affects the liver and if not treated can lead to cirrhosis, liver failure, liver cancer and other critical disorders. It is a disease transmitted by contact with blood.
Preparation: Fasting is not necessary for this test. If you normally take Biotin, please stop ingesting it 72 hours before the test.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: