Appetite loss? Low-grade fever? MuscleAnd joint aches? Order the Hepatitis B core antibody test online through Personalabs and determine whether you have the Hepatitis B infection.
Hepatitis B is a STD that is caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV).
Symptoms of Hepatitis B are:
It can be transmitted through sexual intercourse, sharing needles, and from mother to child. The severity of the disease ranges from mild or acute symptoms to more long term and severe cases that can cause liver disease or liver cancer.
The Hepatitis B vaccine is recommended for those who have not been previously vaccinated. This test looks for IgM antibody to hepatitis B core antigen and is a reliable marker for acute hepatitis B infection.
At times this is the only marker present in the diagnosis of hepatitis B viral infection. This test can also be used to detect previous exposure in an individual who has become immune compromised.
Those experiencing symptoms associated with the Hepatitis B Virus as listed above.
No special preparation required prior to blood sample collection.
Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM – TC – 4848
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.
We make it super easy to order your own blood work online. Watch a short video and see how it works.
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