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H3 Profile Blood Test Overview

H3 Viral marker profile detects Hepatitis B surface antigen (Hbs Ag), Hepatitis C virus antibody (HCV ab), HIV antibody and P24 antigen of HIV. These viruses are transmitted through blood and body fluids and do not survive for long outside them. These viruses can be transmitted from mother to foetus transplacentally and during delivery of child and breast feeding

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Summary Price Of H3 Profile Blood Test

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The cost of H3 Profile Blood Test in India varies as per the city in India.

The average price of H3 Profile Blood Test ranges from ₹950 to ₹2000.

The price for the test in the following cities is:

  • Chennai: ₹2,000
  • Delhi: ₹1,700
  • Mumbai: ₹2,000
  • Pune: ₹2,000

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Frequently Asked Questions

H3 profile blood test is often done as a pre-operative test, antenatal care rest or post needle stick injury or an exposure to body fluid from a suspected case. This test is not done babies and children, up to 2 years, born to HIV positive mothers

During H3 profile blood test blood sample is taken from a vein in your arm, using a small needle. After the needle is inserted, a small amount of blood will be collected into a test tube or vial. You may feel a  little sting when the needle goes in or out. This usually takes less than five minutes.

HIV duo (antigen and antibody test) reactive patient should be tested by two methods which have either different antigen or different method of detection. In an asymptomatic patient all three test should be reactive to diagnose a patient as HIV reactive.
HIV duo negative test could mean that patient has been exposed recently or in not exposed. Test should be repeated after 2 weeks to confirm status in case patient is suspected of exposure to HIV.
HIV RNA PCR can be done to diagnose patients as early as 7 days of exposure.
HCV antibody detected: Patient has been exposed to HCV. To confirm acute infection HCV RNA PCR is recommended
HCV antibody not detected: Patient has not been exposed to HCV or the exposure has happened in near past and antibodies have not developed yet
HBsAg detected, patient is considered to be infected results. To avoid false positive a HBs Ag- conformation is advisable.
HBs Ag not detected may result if patient is in the 'window period' or early on in the infection; in such a case Anti HBc IgM or HBV DNA detection may help diagnose the condition.
Persistence of HBsAg is associated with chronic infection. Presence longer than 6 months after initial exposure indicates chronic infection.

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