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Hepatitis B e (Envelope) Antibody (HBeAb)
Anti-HBe Ab
Overview
Interpretations

Overview of Hepatitis B e (Envelope) Antibody

What is Hepatitis B e (Envelope) Antibody?

This test is ordered when you have signs and symptoms of hepatitis like loss of appetite, jaundice, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain. The Hepatitis B envelope antibody may be used to monitor infections in people who have recovered from acute hepatitis B infection.

Sample Type

The sample type collected for Hepatitis B e (Envelope) Antibody is: Blood

Preparation for Hepatitis B e (Envelope) Antibody

  • No special preparation required

Why Get Tested for Hepatitis B e (Envelope) Antibody?

  1. If you have signs or symptoms associated with acute hepatitis to determine if they are due to Hepatitis B infection. Various signs and symptoms include fever, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, jaundice, dark urine
  2. To monitor acute infections in those who have recovered from acute Hepatitis B infection 




What Results of Hepatitis B e (Envelope) Antibody mean?

Interpretations


  • Positive Hepatitis B envelope antibody with positive Hepatitis B core antibody usually indicates resolving acute infection 

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