Understanding Hepatitis B Blood Tests

Resource Properties

Abstract:

This two-page handout educates people about blood tests for hepatitis B, which is an inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It defines terms such as antigen and antibody, and explains the 3-part hepatitis B blood panel, the test that helps determine a person's hepatitis B status. It contains a chart of the tests and their possible results, providing brief interpretations and specific recommendations. The document contains basic information about hepatitis B, and identifies who should be tested and those groups who are especially at high risk for infection. It provides information about vaccination for hepatitis B, lists additional diagnostic tests, and includes links for more information.

The copyright for this document is owned by the Hepatitis B Foundation. This resource should not be modified, or reproduced, displayed, or distributed for commercial purposes or financial gain.

Author(s):
Hepatitis B Foundation
Country of Origin:
United States
Medical Reviewer:
Coming soon
Other Reviewer:
Coming soon
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
Community Participation:
coming soon
Country:
N/A
Population:
N/A
Resource Creation Date:
Coming soon
Copyright:
Copyrighted
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
1/1/2010
Record Last Updated:
4/14/2017

Access Resource

Language
Document
Video
Audio
English
Document: Open (PDF, 133.80 KB)
Video:
Audio:
Chinese, Simplified
Document: Open (PDF, 238.94 KB)
Video:
Audio:
Korean
Document: Open (PDF, 128.69 KB)
Video:
Audio:
Spanish
Document: Open (PDF, 78.23 KB)
Video:
Audio:
Vietnamese
Document: Open (PDF, 99.53 KB)
Video:
Audio: