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Overview of Hepatitis B s (Surface) Antibody
What is Hepatitis B s (Surface) Antibody?
The Hepatitis B (Surface) Antibody test is used to determine the immunity of a person to the Hepatitis B virus. This test involves measuring the immunity by screening the blood sample for antibodies that provide protection against this virus. People might have immunity from this virus due to several reasons like vaccination or having recovered from a previous bout of infection. This test is conducted to determine how immune the person actually is to Hepatitis B virus.
The sample type collected for Hepatitis B s (Surface) Antibody is: Blood
Preparation for Hepatitis B s (Surface) Antibody
- No special preparation required
Why Get Tested for Hepatitis B s (Surface) Antibody?
This test is conducted if you have symptoms of Hepatitis like fatigue, nausea, abdominal pain, jaundice or dark colored urine.
What Results of Hepatitis B s (Surface) Antibody mean?
Positive Hepatitis B surface antibody test usually means that you are immune to the Hepatitis B virus.
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