Hepatitis Bs (Surface) Antigen (HBsAg) Test

Hepatitis Bs (Surface) Antigen (HBsAg) Test

Hepatitis Bs (Surface) Antigen (HBsAg) Test

The Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) test is used to determine if someone has Hepatitis B by measuring how much HBsAg there is in their blood. The Hepatitis B virus spreads mostly through body fluids or unprotected sex. Hep B antigen is found on the surface of the Hepatitis B virus, and it is a way to check for the virus at the earliest possible stage. A positive Hep B surface antigen test needs to be followed up with more tests to determine how bad the infection is in the body.

Hepatitis B infections that aren't under control can lead to chronic hepatitis infections and liver cirrhosis in some people. Immuno-compromised people and babies are more likely to have severe symptoms of chronic hepatitis.

Why done? 

In order to diagnose Hepatitis B virus infection in patients who are exhibiting symptoms suggestive of Hepatitis B virus infection.

• To check for Hepatitis B infection after getting HBV from someone else, like a healthcare worker. Repeat testing should be done after six weeks of being exposed.

• To check for Hepatitis B in people at risk of getting it, like people who use IV drugs, sex workers, people who need hemodialysis, prisoners, and so on.

• To check for Hepatitis B during pregnancy, keep the virus from spreading from mother to child.

Procedure: 

You'll have blood extracted from an arm vein. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

No preparation is needed.

Required Documents for HBsAg Test:

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

No particular type of care is required.

Cost of Hepatitis Bs (Surface) Antigen (HBsAg) Test in Delhi: 

The Hepatitis Bs (Surface) Antigen Test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

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