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Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody

Overview brief

Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody blood test helps in detection of all the antibodies including IgG and IgM which are produced, when the person is infected with Hepatitis E virus.

What is Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test?

Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody  test helps in detection of Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody in people. Hepatitis E Virus is spread by feces. It infects the liver and leads to swelling up of liver.

Why is Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test suggested?

 Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test is done when the patient experiences the following symptoms,

  • Mild fever.
  • Feeling very tired.
  • Dark Urine.
  • Light coloured stool.

How is Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test performed?

Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody is a quick and tension free blood test.

  • Small amount of blood sample is collected.
  • Sample is tested for presence of Hepatitis B antibodies.

What are the parameters measured in Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test?

The Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test is done to check presence of both IgG and IgM antibodies in the blood.

Preparation before Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test

Preparation is not needed before Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test,

  • Discuss medical history with the doctor.

Post-care after Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test.

Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test does not require any special post care,

  • You can resume routine after giving sample.
  • Take rest and consume fluids, if you are giddy.

Sample types of Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test:

Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody requires only one sample:

  • Intravenous blood sample.

Side effects of Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test?

Hepatitis E Virus Total Antibody test has no side effects.

  • Slight pain when needle is inserted for sample collection.
  • Feeling giddy.

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