What is the Anti-HBc IgM test?
A hepatitis B (Core) IgM antibody test is performed to detect and diagnose hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. These tests look for IgM antibodies in your blood and help to determine if you have currently been infected with the hepatitis B virus.
When is the Anti-HBc IgM test recommended?
It is recommended:
If you have any symptoms of hepatitis like nausea, dark-colored urine, fever, loss of appetite, etc., or if you are suspected of being in contact with HBV.
The most common symptom is extreme tiredness. Other symptoms may include loss of appetite, muscle aches, jaundice, yellowed skin and eyes, belly pain, swelling, and confusion. This is in extreme cases.
What does it measure?
The Anti-HBc IgM test:
Used to find out whether you are actively infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV).
The HBV has a central core and a surrounding envelope. That means your immune system makes IgM antibodies to the core of HBV during the active stage of infection.
These hepatitis B core IgM antibodies begin to appear in the blood several weeks after you are first infected with HBV.
A hepatitis B (Core) IgM antibody test is performed to detect and diagnose hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. This hepatitis core test looks for IgM antibodies in your blood and helps to determine if you have currently been infected with the hepatitis B virus.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 24 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Anti-HBc IgM test in Delhi?
The cost of the Anti-HBc IgM test in Delhi is Rs. 900.
How often should I get tested for the Anti-HBc IgM test?
Anti-HBc IgM test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Anti-HBc IgM test?
Positive / Negative
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for an Anti-HBc IgM test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Anti-HBc IgM test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Anti-HBc IgM test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth. in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book an Anti-HBc IgM test with Orange Health in Delhi?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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