Synonyms/Also Known as
HBV Tests, Australian antigen Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
HBeAg, HBeAb, HBC IgM, HBC IgG, HB viral load, Hepatitis A Testing, Hepatitis C Testing, Liver Panel, Bilirubin, AST, ALT, GGT
Why get tested?
HBsAg is the common Hepatitis B test. HBs Ag is used as a part of screening programme to screen blood donors, pregnant woman, healthcare workers etc., helps to determine if the vaccine to hepatitis B produced an adequate level of immunity and to identify the risk of spreading the disease. The test is used to monitor the disease status either acute or chronic along with other hepatitis markers.
When to get tested?
HBsAg test is done to know the disease status either acute or chronic. To know the effectiveness of treatment along with other markers.
Test preparation needed
No special preparation required