Test Details

HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN; HBsAg; AUSTRALIA ANTIGEN

Test Price: ₹ 400

This assay is useful for the diagnosis of acute, recent and chronic HBV infection. It also determines the chronic Hepatitis B infection status. It is the first serologic marker to appear in the serum at 6 to 16 weeks following exposure to HBV. It usually disappears 1 to 2 months after the onset of symptoms. Persistence >6 months indicates chronic carrier state or chronic HBV infection.



Test Code:
DVCL0072
Report Delivery:
Daily
Parameters Included:
1
Category:
Disorders of Liver
Pre-Test Information:
No special preparation required
Method:
CLIA
Specimen:
2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability Room:
2 hrs
Stability Refrigerated:
2 weeks
Stability Frozen:
2 weeks

Profile/Component - 1

Screening only