What is a Hepatitis B titer?
A Hepatitis B titer, technically known as a Hepatitis B Surface Antibody test, is a blood test that checks for immunity (from prior vaccination or infection) to Hepatitis B.
Who gets a Hepatitis B titer test?
A Hepatitis B titer test is typically ordered by healthcare workers for credentialing requirements (e.g. hospital, RepTrax, Vendormate) and students studying in healthcare programs. Additionally, some people get the Hepatitis B titer to check immunity when they are traveling.
What type of Hepatitis B titer results will I receive?
Our Hepatitis B titer is the gold standard quantitative (i.e. a number) IgG titer test.
What does a positive Hepatitis B titer result mean?
A positive Hepatitis B titer means that you are considered immune and do not need to be revaccinated.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Hepatitis B Titer is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.