The Biorex Diagnostics Anti-Hbc One Step Rapid Test Device (serum/plasma) 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. Hepatitis B core Antibody (HBcAb) is also known as anti-Hepatitis B core Antigen (anti-HBc).