Immunity | Infectious Disease
Immunity Panel Plus gives you an in-depth vision of your immunity health and wellbeing.
The Immunity Panel Plus includes the following tests: Hepatitis A Virus Antibody Total, Hepatitis B Surface Antibodies, MMR: Measles, Mumps & Rubella, and Chickenpox.
Preparation: No special preparation is needed for this test. No fasting is needed.
This test measures the level of all hepatitis antibodies, it will assess for immunity to Hepatitis A (either by exposure or vaccination).
Hepatitis A virus affects the liver as it becomes inflamed, tender and swollen, this virus is usually spread by contact with infected bowel movements, an infected person my spread this virus to others by not washing his-her names properly after using the bathroom. This is a highly contagious virus.
It detects both IgM and IgG antibodies but does not distinguish between them.
If you take biotin, stop taking it at least 8 hours before the test.
Hepatitis B Surface Antibodies (HBsAb) Test or Anti-HBs is used to help identify if a person has developed immunity to the hepatitis B virus (either by infection or vaccination).
Hepatitis B Surface Antibodies Test is a qualitative test meaning that it will result in positive (reactive) or negative (nonreactive) to the virus, it is a test normally required when applying to a new job or school.
Hepatitis B is a viral infection of the liver spread through contact with contaminated bodily fluids (including blood). More than half of Hep B infections display no symptoms
The MMR panel measures the level of antibodies that the body makes due to presence of infection or in response to the vaccine against Measles, Mumps and Rubella.
The test is useful if you are not sure that you have received the vaccination or need to prove their immunity from prior vaccinations. This can serve as evidence of immunity for students, international travelers, and anyone else required to prove that they can’t start an outbreak of the highly contagious conditions.
Chickenpox or Varicella Zoster Virus Antibody blood Test measures your immunity to the varicella zoster virus.
Varicella Zoster Virus causes Chickenpox and when reactivated decades later potentially can produce Shingles.
The Varicella Zoster Virus Test can determine if a person is immune to Shingles infection (from a previous infection with Chickenpox or from vaccination).
Turnaround time for this test is 1-3 days.