Method of Collection:
Volume as mentioned on gel vacutainer (Yellow)
Days for reporting:
Why is the Test Done?
This test is used to screen for past or current infection to Hepatitis C virus. It helps in guiding and monitoring treatment of the infection.Hepatitis C is a blood borne virus that can cause both acute and chronic hepatitis and rarely liver cancer. Transmission of infection may happen through injection drug use, unsafe injection practices, unsafe health care, transfusion of unscreened blood and blood products, and sexual practices that lead to exposure to blood.
How to prepare for the Test: