Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Anti HbcAg-IgM Core antibody IgM

About the test

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Anti HbcAg- IgM core antibody test is a blood test conducted to screen chronic or acute Hepatitis B virus infection, to monitor the on-going treatment, and to check the previously resolved hepatitis B infection.

The test checks the level of antigens (viral proteins) and antibodies in the blood, which is produced in response to a liver infection. The test is also conducted to evaluate or detect the DNA or genetic material.

The test pattern helps identify whether an individual has an active infection or was previously exposed to HBV. The test can also check if the individual has immunity to the condition as a result of the vaccination.

Why get tested?

The test is conducted when an individual is:

  • Exposed to risk factors of HBV infection
  • Exhibiting signs and symptoms of hepatitis or Jaundice
  • Has an unexplained high level of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) in the blood
  • Suffering from a condition that requires chemotherapy or drugs that supress the immune system
  • Being treated for hepatitis C or B (HBV or HCV)
  • Due for hepatitis B vaccine

This test includes

  • Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Anti HbcAg-IgM Core antibody IgM

Preparations

There is no such preparation required for the test. However, an individual needs to inform the medical practitioner about on-going medication, recent surgery and any existing or history of a medical condition. This helps in avoiding any risk of contamination of the result.

Frequently asked questions

Q.What is hepatitis B?

It is explained as a liver infection which results in enlargement and inflammation of the liver.

Q.How much time is required to get the results of the test?

The test result is usually provided within 24- 36 hours. The duration might vary depending on the facilities in the lab.

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Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Anti HbcAg-IgM Core antibody IgM

Thyrocare-Sarai Khalil
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Thyrocare-Sarai Khalil

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Anti HbcAg-IgM Core antibody IgM

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Express Clinic - Noida
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Express Clinic - Noida

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Anti HbcAg-IgM Core antibody IgM

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City XRay & Scan Clinic Pvt. Ltd - Naraina Vihar
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City XRay & Scan Clinic Pvt. Ltd - Naraina Vihar

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Anti HbcAg-IgM Core antibody IgM

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Naraina Vihar New Delhi

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