Hepatitis B Antigen (HBsAg) Blood Test

Hepatitis B Antigen
Private Blood Test
Price: £78
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Key Features:

  • Current Infection Identification
  • Infectious Period Assessment
  • Transmission Risk Assessment
  • Maternal-Fetal Transmission

Why book a Hepatitis B Antibody Blood Test?

  • Individuals with Suspected Current Infection: Those showing symptoms of acute hepatitis B infection or with known risk factors.
  • High-Risk Populations: Individuals engaging in activities associated with hepatitis B transmission, such as unprotected sex, sharing needles, or healthcare workers with potential exposure to infected bodily fluids.
  • Pregnant Women: Especially relevant for pregnant women to assess the risk of transmitting the virus to their infants.
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The Hepatitis B Antigen (HBsAg) Blood Test is applicable to both males and females, serving as a vital diagnostic tool to detect the presence of the hepatitis B surface antigen in the bloodstream. This test is crucial for identifying individuals currently infected with hepatitis B, helping guide appropriate medical interventions and preventive measures.

In Males & Females
The interpretation of Hepatitis B core antibody blood test results is the same for both males and females.

However, in pregnant women, Hepatitis B screening may be particularly important to assess the risk of vertical transmission of Hepatitis B to the newborn.