Test Code: 508, 501, 8475, 498, 8472
Specimen Type: Blood
Hepatitis Panel is Hepatitis A, B and C testing in one. If you feel you are infected by the hepatitis virus, this hepatitis panel gives fast give fast answers that are affordable.
This Package Includes:
- Hepatitis A Total Antibody
- Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
- Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
- Hepatitis B Core Antibody
- Hepatitis C Antibody
Hepatitis A is more often transferred through contact with human stool, typically resulting from poor hand washing habit. This is the least severe form, usually involving flu-like symptoms, then going away on its own. Most people who have been infected with Hepatitis A develops antibodies which provide immunity from reinfection. These antibodies can also be present as a result of vaccination.
Hepatitis B and C are most often gotten through exposure to blood and body fluids of someone already infected. The symptoms vary widely like that of the flu. Hepatitis B and C testing are strongly advised if you believe you're at risk to forestall possible long-term complications.
This package is typically done as a routine screening or when someone feels exposed to one or more forms of Hepatitis. The test can also be carried out when a person has symptoms of liver disease as it helps to ascertain if Hepatitis infection may be the cause.
Results for Hepatitis Panel are typically returned within 1 business days. We take every precaution to ensure you receive your results on time.
The incubation period for this hepatitis panel varies per component but ranges between 3-12 weeks.
Dietary supplements that contain biotin (also known as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R) may interfere and skew results to be either falsely high or low. For the persons taking the recommended daily doses of biotin, collect samples at least 8 hours after taking the last biotin supplement. For persons on mega-doses of biotin supplements, collect samples at least 72 hours after taking the biotin supplement.