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Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Qualitative PCR Test

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Qualitative PCR Test from Thyrocare

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Price: Rs. 3240

The Hepatitis B Virus (Hbv) Qualitative Pcr test is performed using the polymerase chain reaction technique for the purpose of detecting the presence of HBV DNA in the blood serum. Hepatitis B Virus (Hbv) Qualitative Pcr Test Price is Rs. 3240.

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Parameters Included:
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Fasting:
Not Required
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'On-time' Mantra:
Report on-time, Home Collection in Less than 60 Mins
Sample Type
Sample Type:
Blood
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Age Group:
All Age Groups
Home Collection
Home Collection:
Available
Process
  • 1. Technician from Thyrocare will be assigned for a sample collection after appointment confirmation.
  • 2. Sample will be collected by Technician at your address at given slot.
  • 3. You will get a payment link in 2 hours. You can make the payment online or pay cash to the technician.
  • 4. Soft copy report will be sent to your email address within 24-48 hours.

Hepatitis B is known as a serious liver infection that may turn severe if left untreated for a long span of time. Hepatitis B virus is responsible for this disease and this particular infection can make you face so many physical complexions. This specific kind of infection may spread through sexual contact or sharing needles. Also, pregnant women who are carrying the seed of this disease in their body may pass the disease to the baby that she’s carrying in her womb.

It is necessary to detect the presence of it at the initial stage to take necessary medical actions. A Hepatitis B qualitative PCR test can help to determine the presence of this infection in the body. The main objective of performing a Hepatitis B qualitative PCR test is to determine the presence of Hepatitis B Virus DNA in the blood serum. There is another use of this test also. This test can effectively help to monitor the treatment response in patients who are receiving Hepatitis B Virus therapy.

This test is highly recommended to newborns, children who has not been vaccinated, people who live with somebody who has the disease, men who have physically intimate relationship with men, people who are having multiple bed partners as well as people who are having a habit of sharing needles for the purpose of illegal drug abuse.

When to go for this test?

When the doctors suspect that you may have the infection in your body then they can recommend you to go for a Hepatitis B qualitative PCR test. Apart from that, it is always suggested to go for this test immediately after the major signs and symptoms of Hepatitis B infection start to become visible in your body.

Some of the most mentionable signs and symptoms of the Hepatitis B infection may include dark urine, abdominal pain, joint pain, fever, loss of appetite, vomiting and nausea, fever, fatigue, yellowing of skin and eyes etc. However, it should also be noted that the symptoms may vary person to person. For example, it has been seen in specific cases that children who are having the seed of this infection in the body may face no symptoms at all. In those cases, a test can be the most effective way to determine the presence of this harmful disease in the body. The good news is, the Hepatitis B qualitative PCR test price is really budget-friendly these days.

Test preparations

No particular preparations like fasting are required before appearing for this test. However, it is mandatory to inform the doctors if you are already on medication. If so, then it would be the wisest decision to keep a note of all the medications that you are taking before you appear for a Hepatitis B qualitative PCR test. Apart from that, it is also necessary to have a brief consultation with the pathologists to know if there are any other instructions to be followed during the test.

Sample Requirements

A certain amount of blood will be drawn through a syringe from your vein by a medical expert and the collected sample will be kept in a tube. Necessary tests will be performed on that collected sample. However, it’s natural to feel a bit of uneasiness during the blood collection process. Don’t be late to seek medical attention immediately if you face any kind of serious physical illness after or during the blood collection process. However, you can also get the facilities of a Hepatitis B qualitative PCR test at home.

Result Interpretation

A positive test result indicates the presence of Hepatitis B virus in your body. It means that Hepatitis B virus DNA has been found in your blood serum. It is necessary to get necessary treatments as soon as possible soon after you are tested positive for Hepatitis B.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What is Hepatitis?

Hepatitis is a virus that is the main cause of Hepatitis infection.

What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B and C?

Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C are caused by 3 different viruses and they are known for affecting the liver differently.

How is the disease transmitted?

The disease may transmit through sexual contact with an infected person or because of sharing needles with an infected person. Also, an infected mother may pass the disease to the baby she’s carrying in her womb.

Can Hepatitis B be transmitted through sharing food?

No, Hepatitis B can’t be transmitted through food sharing unlike its other variant named Hepatitis A.

Can I donate blood if I am having Hepatitis B?

Any person who is having the seed of this disease in their body can not donate blood.

What are the symptoms of Hepatitis B?

Some of the most common symptoms of Hepatitis B may include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain and swelling in the legs and belly.

How long does it take for the symptoms to show up after getting infected?

People who are having the seed of this disease in their body may take an average of 90 days to generate visible symptoms after their exposure to the virus.

Is there any cure for Hepatitis B?

Certain medications are available to treat Chronic HBV that can help to delay or prevent liver damage.

Can hepatitis B be prevented?

Yes, this infection can be prevented through vaccination.

Is the Hepatitis B vaccine safe?

Yes, the Hepatitis B vaccine is safe.

Thyrocare Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Qualitative PCR Test

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