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Hepatitis B antibodies, hepatitis B surface antibodies

Category Virology
Test background

Includes hepatitis B antibody, hepatitis B surface antibody and anti-HBs.

Clinical Indications

Post vaccination check for seroconversion.

Reference range

According to national guidance, it is preferable to achieve anti-HBs levels above 100mIU/ml, although levels of 10mIU/ml or more are generally accepted as enough to protect against infection.

(Immunisation Against Infectious Disease, Nov 202, Chap 18, p.18).

Sample & container required RST (rust top)
Sample volume 5 mL
Turnaround time 3 days