Hepatitis B Core Antibody Rapid Detection Kit
The HBcAb One Step Test Device is a rapid, one step test for the qualitative detection of Hepatitis B core Antibody (HBcAb) in serum or plasma.
Chronic hepatitis B is a serious, debilitating illness that can cause cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer and death. Chronic hepatitis B is the main cause of liver cancer and the tenth leading cause of death worldwide, with 400,000,000 people infected with the virus. Every year, one million people worldwide are expected to die from this infection.
Most people fight off the infection themselves, but approximately 5 - 10 percent of those infected with the virus become carriers, and an additional 5 - 10 percent of those infected each year will progress to chronic liver disease, cirrhosis and possibly liver cancer.
Two band results for simple interpretation
Room temperature storage or refrigerated (2-30⁰C)
Internal control included
Cut-off(s): See ordering information below
Specimen: Serum, Plasma
Time to Results: 15 minutes
Shelf Life: 24 months from the date of manufacture
Hepatitis B Core Rapid Test: 2 NCU
Hepatitis B Core Rapid Test: 8 NCU
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