TABLE 1.

Anti-HBc IgM assay characteristics of the IMx, AxSYM (MEIA), and Architect (CMIA) analyzersa

Assay and patientInterassay resultsIntra-assay results
Mean assay index score (nb = 5)% CVMean assay index score (nb = 5)% CV
IMx
    P10.6297.20.6161.7
    P20.5928.90.59611.7
    P31.0398.31.0112.3
AxSYM
    P10.5908.60.5623.6
    P20.6273.60.6122.7
    P31.1498.11.1160.8
Architect
    P10.4739.70.4742.4
    P20.3863.90.3924.2
    P30.6289.20.6183.9
  • a The inter- and intra-assay variations in results for serum IgM anti-HBc measurements are shown.

  • b n, number of determinations.