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.
The Hepatitis B Surface Antigen test is the earliest indicator of acute infection, while it also indicates chronic infection as well.
Jaundice work-up, monitor Hep. B treatment, liver cancer, blood transfusion product screening.
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.
Hepatitis-B-Surface-Antigen – TC – 498
Confirmation of a positive result by a neutralization assay at no additional charge.
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.
The Comprehensive liver panel evaluates a sick liver and is used to identify whether the problem is due to drugs, viral infections or metabolic disorders.
This alanine aminotransferase test or ALT blood test will screen for liver damage and liver disease. Stay healthy and order this test online through Personalabs.
A Ferritin blood test can be used to help diagnose hypochromic and microcytic anemias. Order this test today and monitor the cause of your health disorders.