The Hepatitis B Surface Antibody test is useful for the evaluation of possible immunity in individuals who are at an increased risk of Hepatitis B.
There are several tests used to detect the presence of hepatitis B antibodies.
The hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs) is the most common test. Its presence indicates previous exposure to HBV, but the virus is no longer present and the person cannot pass on the virus to others.
The antibody also protects the body from future HBV infection. In addition to exposure to HBV, the antibodies can also be acquired from successful vaccination. This test is done to determine the need for vaccination (if anti-HBs is absent), or following the completion of vaccination against the disease, or following an active infection.
Those experiencing symptoms associated with acute hepatitis such as fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, pale stools, joint pain and jaundice.
No special preparation is needed prior to blood sample collection.
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody (anti-HBs) – TC – 499
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.
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