Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
What is an Anti Hepatitis B Envelope test?
An Anti Hepatitis B envelope test is used to detect hepatitis B viral infection in the early stages. This test helps detect hepatitis B envelope antigen as soon as the surface antigen becomes detectable.
Why should I get this test?
The Anti hepatitis B envelope test will help determine if you have a hepatitis B infection.
When should I go for this test?
Your doctor might recommend this test if you have symptoms of a hepatitis B viral infection. The common symptoms of hepatitis B infection include:
- Abdominal pain
- Low appetite
- Dark urine
- Joint pain
What sample is required for this test?
A blood sample is required to perform this test. A medical expert will collect a small sample of blood from your arm. After that, the blood sample will be sent to the laboratory for examination.
Do I need to fast for the test?
Yes, you cannot eat or drink anything other than water 10 to 12 hours before the test. Also, make sure to ask your doctor for special guidance if you are on any medication. Some drugs can alter the tested levels.
What do the test results indicate?
A positive test report indicates that you have an active hepatitis B infection, and a negative test report indicates that no antigen is found in your blood sample. However, do consult with your doctor for better understanding.
When will I get my test report?
You will get a soft copy of the test report via email within 24-48 business hours after the sample has been collected.
Is a home sample collection available?
Yes, we offer a home sample collection without any extra charges.