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Hepatitis B Virus - Viral Load, Quantitative

4500
4.8
NABL, CAP
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Overview
Test Results & Interpretations
Patient Concerns

Overview of Hepatitis B Virus - Viral Load, Quantitative

Test Description

This test is ordered when you have signs and symptoms of acute hepatitis like loss of appetite, jaundice, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain.

Why Get Tested

  1. It is ordered in the management of patients with chronic hepatitis B infection and currently on antiviral therapy
  2. It is typically done at diagnosis of hepatitis B for baseline values and during the course of therapy to assess the response of treatment.
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Precautions

  • No special preparation required

What Results of Hepatitis B Virus - Viral Load, Quantitative mean?

Interpretations

Results are categorized into 3 levels

  • Low or undetectable viral load means that the lab equipment cannot detect it and viral load is less than approximately 300 copies/mL
  • Moderate levels are about 10,000 – 90,000 copies/mL
  • High levels indicate quantities over 100,000 copies/mL, which is considered clinically significant

 




Patient Concerns about Hepatitis B Virus - Viral Load, Quantitative

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Should I get the HBV vaccine?
Yes, ideally all individuals should get themselves vaccinated against Hepatitis B virus.

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