Hepatitis B Immunity Screen Test and Its Price in India

Hepatitis B Immunity Screen

Hepatitis B Immunity Screen

This test detects whether the patient is suffering from hepatitis B. This is used to check immunity against hepatitis B after vaccination.

Hepatitis

This is a condition in which the patient's liver swells up because of any infection or disease. This disease is proven to affect the working of the liver. This can last for many days too.

The various types are.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatitis E

Hepatitis A

It occurs for a short term and is caused by the hepatitis A virus.

What should you know about hepatitis B?

This is a chronic condition caused by the hepatitis B virus.

Hepatitis C

This is a chronic condition that is most commonly seen in patients.

Hepatitis D 

This is a less commonly seen type of hepatitis in conjunction with hepatitis B.

Hepatitis E

This is seen in the cases of poor and underprivileged people. It is mainly acquired through water.

Causes

  • Medications
  • Poisons
  • Alcohol
  • Chemicals
  • Supplements
  • Genetics

Signs and symptoms

  • Fatigue
  • Pyrexia
  • Body aches
  •  pain in stomach
  • Dark urine
  • Loss of appetite
  • Yellow skin

Why is this test recommended?

This is a type of screening test that provides you with the status of the infectivity by hepatitis before the symptoms start appearing. So, ultimately it would play a significant role in helping in treating and managing this disease.

Why is this test important?

Antibodies are proteins formed by the immune system and provide immunity against infections. Antigen helps in developing immunity. This test detects these antibodies and antigens.

There are sequences of testing for the disease, they include

1. Hepatitis B surface antigen(HBsAg):

Antigens are substances that adhere to the surface of the Hepatitis B virus and can be diagnosed by this test.

2. Hepatitis B surface antibody(anti-HBs):

Antibodies are the fight response that occurs after antigen. These may occur after a few months and weeks.

3. Total Hepatitis B core antibody.

This is seen when symptoms are seen. This is done to distinguish between acute and chronic hepatitis.

When is this test recommended?

This test is usually advised if you are.

  • Pregnant
  • Taking drugs
  • Unintentional exposure to HBV
  • Born in a country with a high HBV rate.
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Test Type Hepatitis B Immunity Screen
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