Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Blood Test
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Infection (1 Biomarker)
Special instructionsIf there is a chance that you have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B or C then please let us know how long before taking your sample this occurred. Your sample should be taken 4 weeks after any hepatitis B exposure. Do not take biotin supplements for 2 days prior to this test. If you are taking prescribed biotin you should discuss this with your doctor.
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) can be detected in the blood on average around 4 weeks after exposure to HBV. The hepatitis B virus is a DNA virus consisting of a core particle and a surrounding envelope. The envelope of the virus contains the surface antigen (HBsAg). This test looks for the presence of HBsAg to identify a hepatitis infection.
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