Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Qualititative - (QUEST DIAGNOSTICS)
Description: The detection of anti-HBs is indicative of a prior immunologic exposure to the antigen or vaccine. To determine immune status as ≥10 mIU/mL as per CDC guidelines, please order Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Quantitative.
Includes: Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Qualititative
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Quantitative - (LABCORP)
Description: Hepatitis B is a liver disease that is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B is a bloodborne pathogen and exposure to the blood of an infected person may result in infection. Abnormal results may require further evaluation by your physician.
Presence of anti-HBs is an indicator of clinical recovery and subsequent immunity to hepatitis B virus. This test is useful for evaluation of possible immunity in individuals who are at increased risks for exposure to the hepatitis B (ie, hemodialysis unit personnel, venipuncturists, etc). Evaluate the need for hepatitis B immune globulin after needlestick injury; evaluate the need for hepatitis B vaccine and follow immune status after hepatitis B vaccine.
Includes: Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Quantitative
***Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Quantitative is included in the Hep B and C Profile Test.***