Hepatitis B Surface Antibodies Test (Anti-HBs) or HBsAb
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
Preparation: Fasting is not necessary for this test. If you normally take Biotin, please stop ingesting it 72 hours before the test.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: