Hepatitis Virus Panel
Tests more than one type of hepatitis virus at the same time.
Hepatitis Virus Panel Overview
Hepatitis virus panel detects current or past infection by hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C.
A normal result is a negative result.
Fasting is not required before the test
What the results mean
A normal result means no hepatitis antibodies are found in the blood sample. This is called a negative result.
Hepatitis A test results:
- Positive IgM anti-hepatitis A virus (HAV) antibodies: recent infection with hepatitis A
- Positive IgG antibodies to hepatitis A: Past exposure to hepatitis A
Hepatitis B test results:
- Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg): Active hepatitis B infection (recent or chronic)
- Hepatitis B core antibody (Anti-HBc): Hepatitis B infection
- Hepatitis B surface antibody (Anti-HBs):
- You have a past hepatitis B infection
- You have received the hepatitis B vaccine and are unlikely to become infected
- Hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg): Hepatitis B infection
- Hepatitis B e antibody (HBeAb): Hepatitis B infection
Hepatitis C test results:
- Hepatitis C antibody (Anti-HCV): Hepatitis C