Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with Reflex Confirmation
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with Reflex Confirmation
How to purchase a Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with Reflex Confirmation test
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with Reflex Confirmation
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with Reflex Confirmation
How to purchase a Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with Reflex Confirmation test
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Hepatitis B Surface Antigen with Reflex Confirmation

The main uses for HBV tests include:
    To determine whether acute signs and symptoms are due to HBV infection; two tests, hepatitis B surface Ag and hepatitis B core antibody IgM, may be performed as part of an acute viral hepatitis panel along with tests for hepatitis A (HAV) and hepatitis C (HCV) to determine which virus may be causing the infection.
    To diagnose chronic HBV hepatitis
    To monitor chronic hepatitis B infection and its treatment
    To detect previous exposure to hepatitis B, in a person who is immune compromised (when the virus can become reactivated)
Methodology
    Immunoassay (IA)
Limitations
    Results obtained from immunosuppressed patients should be interpreted with caution. Patients receiving mouse antibody therapy may produce false-negative results.
Reference Range(s)
    Non-Reactive
Alternative Name(s)
    Australian Antigen,HBsAg,Auszyme
Regular price $ 59.00