Hepatitis B Surface Antibody (Hep B Titer)
This test is ordered to assess immunity to the Hepatitis B virus.
Hepatitis B is a liver disease that is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Presence of anti-HBs is an indicator of clinical recovery and subsequent immunity to hepatitis B virus. This test is useful for evaluation of possible immunity in individuals who are at increased risks for exposure to the hepatitis B.
Expect results in 1-2 business days.Preparation: Fasting is not required for this blood test.