Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Immunity, Quantitative

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Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Immunity, Quantitative


Test Description

Hepatitis B Surface Antibody Immunity, Quantitative
This test is performed to check the immunity status of an individual against Hepatitis B. The presence of antibodies indicates either a person is immune to hepatitis B or gets a recent passive immunity in the form of a vaccine. It is important to perform this test as we can give booster dose after a certain interval of time and the level of antibodies are crucial before giving the booster dose to an individual.

Why is the Hepatitis b Titer Test Carried Out
Hepatitis is no more than a mini pandemic these days. It is a silent killer that can cause inflammation of the liver which eventually leads to carcinoma and sometimes death.
According to a recent survey by the World Health Organization, Hepatitis is spreading like a fire. Steps should be taken to screen people regularly. Moreover, this hepatitis b immunity blood test should be performed at every cost after the provision of the vaccine to an individual.

Get yourself tested immediately if you notice any of these symptoms:

  1. Feeling Lethargic and weak
  2. Having fever for unexplained reason
  3. Having shivering spells and chills
  4. Have sex with multiple partners
  5. Nausea
  6. Vomiting
  7. Anorexia
  8. Anemia
  9. Abdominal pain
  10. Needle Prick
  11. If there is a history of drug abuse
  12. Family History of positive HBV

How to Interpret the results
  • If the result is less than 5mlU/ml, this means the patient is either negative or not immune to the virus.
  • If the result ranges from 5mlU/ml to12mlU/ml this means we are not able to comment on the results.
  • If it is above 12mlU/ml, this means the patient is immune to this virus

Special Instructions
There are no such special instructions. You can get yourself tested at any hour of the day without any fast. Moreover, we can take your blood from the vein to perform this test.