Hepatitis B is a viral infection of the liver. The hepatitis B test can check for current and previous infections as well as carrier status. This is done by testing the blood for the viral antigen and for antibodies against different parts of the virus. The laboratory is required by law to inform the Health Department of a positive result.
Preparation for Your Test
- Wear a short sleeved shirt or a shirt with sleeves that roll up easily.
The cost of this test is $85.
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