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. Our hepatitis B lab test will identify this liver disease in your system.
Includes: Hepatitis B Surface Antigen; Hepatitis B Core Antibody, IgM; Hepatitis B Surface Antibody, Quantitative
Patient Instructions: This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H or coenzyme R). It is recommended to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of specimen.