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Hepatitis B Screen Blood Test

Original price £179.00 - Original price £179.00
Original price
£179.00
£179.00 - £179.00
Current price £179.00

A blood test to check for a hepatitis B infection (antigen) and the antibodies in the body. Required for medical professionals.

  • Biomarkers: 3
  • Turnaround: 3 days

Simple and accurate blood test from a laboratory you can speak to.

Step 1. Choose sample collection option

Currently selected option: CLINIC APPOINTMENT

  • No waiting time - add same or next day appointment during checkout.
  • Rapid results - no waiting for the kit, no finger pricking, no posting the sample back.
  • Blood collection from your arm by our professional nurses.
  • Single appointment covers all your tests on the day.
  • We have clinics in London, Hove, Croydon, Guildford, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Cambridge, Maidstone and Crawley.

Clinic too far? Get a home kit by selecting "HOME KIT" as sample option, it's the same test.

About the Hepatitis Screen

This test checks for all the common Hepatitis B antigens and antibodies and is used most commonly in the medical professions, for example it is a requirement for dental nurses, laboratory workers, cosmetic surgeons and so on.

3 Biomarkers

  1. HEPATITIS

    - Hepatitis B Core Total Antibodies - Anti-HBc
    - Hepatitis B Surface Antibody - HBsAb
    - Hepatitis B Surface Antigen - HBsAg

  1. TURNAROUND TIME

    For most biomarkers our usual turnaround time is 24-48 hours, or less, from the time your sample is in our lab. We do not wait for all the results to complete before sending them to you, so you may start receiving results the same day for most cases, or as results become available.

    We are extremely proud of our very short turnaround times and a very efficient laboratory processes. Whilst we accommodate the shortest of time scales, with some results available within hours, for this particular test the usual turnaround time is:


    3 days

Doctor's notes

Hi, I am Dr. Adam Staten and here's my view on this test as a GP and Clinical Director at One Day Tests.

If you are in a medical profession - stay safe and monitor your antibodies status for Hepatitis B.

Red flag symptoms for the Hepatitis B Screen Blood Test

If you think you may have been exposed to the Hepatitis B virus, for example through a sharps injury, please get in touch with occupational health or go to A&E.

Emergency treatment may prevent infection.

Your Results and Health Dashboard

The results of your Hepatitis B Screen Blood Test will be emailed to you as a secured PDF file, ready for your GP and will also be uploaded to our Health Dashboard area of the website. It’s a unique and powerful tool, powered by our in-house clinical analysis research, to match your biomarkers across test panels and symptoms, as well as provide clinical commentary on all individual biomarkers you tested for.

The health dashboard will also provide "panel level" commentary - a birds eye view of the biomarkers that were tested. This feature allows you to view your test results and clinical commentary, and compare them to previous results, giving you a clear understanding of how your health is progressing.

By using the Health Dashboard, you can identify changes in your biomarkers and make necessary adjustments to your lifestyle. This added value is immense, as it empowers you to monitor your health and make informed decisions about your well-being.

It's free and is available with all of our tests.

Save on continuous monitoring with our subscription plan

The best way to look after your health is to do so regularly. This is easy to do with our continual monitoring plans which give you a discount on future blood tests. You choose the frequency and we'll do the rest.

When you purchase a subscription, we will deliver your home test kits or allow you to book appointments in line with your chosen frequency. You will be able to track your biomarkers over time in our powerful Health Dashboard, where results will be automatically updated for you. There is a minimum of 3 tests with any subscription, after which you can pause/restart/cancel at any time.

Special instructions

Hi, I am Stefania Brown, I am the Laboratory Manager at One Day Tests and here are the lab's special requests for the Hepatitis B Screen Blood Test.

There are no special instructions for this test.

Venepuncture appointment - how to prepare

If you are coming into one of our clinics for the test, this is what you need to do before you arrive:

  • Drink plenty of water about an hour before the appointment.
  • Avoid coffee/tea/energy drinks. Water is good!
  • That’s it! We’ll do the rest.

Home test kit for Hepatitis B Screen Blood Test - how it works

Our blood test kits are simple and convenient.

The most important step in doing a blood test at home is to read the instructions very carefully. The process is very simple, but there are a few pitfalls you need to be aware of - you will save yourself a lot of time if you do it right the first time around!

  • Full printed instructions will arrive with your kit - please read them carefully.
  • Drink plenty before taking the sample and warm your hands up in the sink with warm water for a few minutes. This will make your blood flow much better.
  • Fill the tubes to the top line. We don’t need much blood; filling tubes to the top line is about 15 drops of blood.
  • Post the samples on the same day you take them, before midday, Monday to Thursday. If you post it any other time it might get to us late or be stuck at a sorting office over the weekend. You will then have to do it again.
  • Package the sample in the same box the kit came in. Otherwise, Royal Mail or DPD will reject it. The sample tubes go into a pouch, then into a cardboard box, and then into a return envelope. All of this is provided in the kit: please use it.

We look forward to receiving your sample in our lab!

How the finger prick home test kit for Hepatitis B Screen Blood Test works - from Dr. Adam Staten

Why choose us?

Hello! My name is Dr. Vinesh Mistry, I am part of the GP team here at One Day Tests and here is why you should trust us to test your blood.

We run our own regulated laboratories and our own accredited clinics. We manufacture our own approved home sample collection kits. Your results are looked after by our fantastic clinical governance team and our super-talented biomedical science team.

When you book your test with us - you book directly with the lab. This means accuracy and responsible duty of care, direct access to the provider and extremely fast turnaround times.

Finally, our customer services rock! You can ask the lab a question any time or you can speak to a real human. It's good to WhatsApp, email on hello@onedaytests.com or give us a call on 0845 527 07 67.

Frequently Asked Questions

Hi, I am Lana Nela, Lead Nurse, and here is what we are frequently asked about this test.

What is Hepatitis B Core Total Antibodies - Anti-HBc?

Hepatitis B Core Total Antibodies, abbreviated as Anti-HBc, are antibodies produced by the immune system in response to the core antigens of the hepatitis B virus (HBV).

These core antigens are components of the virus itself, specifically related to the core protein that forms the viral capsid. The presence of Anti-HBc antibodies can be used to diagnose and monitor hepatitis B infections.

Anti-HBc antibodies are usually detectable soon after the onset of symptoms in acute hepatitis B and persist for life. They can indicate both current and past infection.

What is Hepatitis B Surface Antibody - HBsAb?

Hepatitis B Surface Antibody (HBsAb), also known as Anti-HBs, refers to the antibodies that the immune system produces in response to the hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg). The presence of these antibodies in the blood is an important indicator in the diagnosis and monitoring of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections.

The presence of HBsAb generally indicates long-term protection against hepatitis B infection. However, the level of antibodies can decrease over time, and booster doses of the vaccine might be needed depending on the person’s health status and risk of exposure.

The test for HBsAb is used to determine if a person is immune to hepatitis B, either through past infection or successful vaccination.

What is Hepatitis B Surface Antigen - HBsAg?

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) is a protein found on the surface of the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is one of the earliest markers of acute hepatitis B infection and can be used to detect an ongoing infection.

HBsAg is usually detectable in the blood within 1 to 10 weeks after exposure to the virus and before the onset of symptoms. It indicates active viral replication and is a sign of acute infection.

Why take this test?

Hi, I am Dr. Marco Esposito and here is why it's important to take this test.

It is important to make sure that your body can fight off Hep B infection and not pass it on. For this, your level of antibodies need to be up, otherwise you may require a booster vaccine.

Is this test right for you?

Hi, I am Sandeep Patel, I am the Laboratory Director at One Day Tests. Here are the symptoms that you may wish to address with this test.

If you in any form of healthcare service, such as dentistry, phlebotomy, aesthetics or any other medical professional - you need this test.

  1. SYMPTOMS AND TAGS

    Hepatitis, Sexual health, and STI

Why blood tests are important.