Hepatitis B e (Envelope) Antibody (HBeAb)
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.
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?
- 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
- To monitor acute infections in those who have recovered from acute Hepatitis B infection
What Results of Hepatitis B e (Envelope) Antibody mean?
- Positive Hepatitis B envelope antibody with positive Hepatitis B core antibody usually indicates resolving acute infection
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