Hepatitis panel includes 4 profiles which have further 51 test parameters. It is a health checkup package offered by AreYouHealthy. We are offering this package at Rs 4999 only. If you are unable to go to the clinic to give samples due to a shortage of time, we are here to provide home services. Fasting is not needed for this test. You can give the blood sample at any time. We offer online booking also. For home sample collection booking call us on +917289876363 or visit www.areyouhealthy.in. After the submission of application form thyrocare agent will call you to fix the available slot for an appointment. Reports will be updated to registered email id. If you want the hard copies of your test result, you have to pay an extra Rs 75. Final payment can pay to our agent once the blood sample collection is done.
List of profiles includes in Hepatitis Panel:
1. Hepatitis panel.
2. Diabetic screen.
3. Liver profile.
4. Complete hemogram.
1. HEPATITIS PANEL:
Hepatitis panel test is performed to determine an infection occurred due to hepatitis virus. Hepatitis occurs in the liver. Name of hepatitis viruses are Hepatitis A, hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. hepatitis panel test detects antibodies and antigens. Antibodies help the immune system to fight against any infection. Antigens cause an immune response. Both antibodies and antigens can be detected before the symptoms appear.
These hepatitis viruses have different cause and symptoms:
* Hepatitis A:
It is occured by contact with contaminated faeces, or by having tainted foods. It can spread by having sex with an infected person. Most of the people can recover from hepatitis A without any long lasting liver damage.
* Hepatitis B:
Hepatitis B occurs through contact with infected semen, blood, or bodily fluids. For some people, the virus can cause long term liver disease, but some people recover from it very quickly.
* Hepatitis C:
It also occurs through infected blood. People with this infection can get some severe liver diseases and cirrhosis.
Hepatitis panel is ordered when a person experience some sign and symptoms of liver damage:
3. Dark coloured urine.
4. Pale coloured stool.
5. Nausea and vomiting.
6. Loss of appetite.
A person may be at high risk for hepatitis infection if:
1. They use illegal and injectable drugs.
2. Have STD(sexually transmitted disease).
3. They are in long term dialysis.
4. They were born between 1945-1965.
2. DIABETIC SCREEN:
This test is used to monitor the average blood glucose level over the past 8-12 weeks. It includes 2 test parameters. These parameters are HbA1c and Average blood glucose test. HbA1c test is also known as glycated haemoglobin. It is calculated in percentage. Average value of HbA1c is below 5.6%. The a1c test is for screening and diagnosing of prediabetes and diabetes.
High level of A1c indicates:
1. Cardiovascular disease.
2. Kidney damage.
3. Nerve damage.
4. Eye damage.
5. Numbness and lack of sensation.
6. Slower wound healing.
Types of diabetes:
1. Type 1 diabetes.
2. Type 2 diabetes.
3. LIVER PROFILE:
The liver profile has 11 test parameters. It is performed to know the functioning of the liver. It diagnoses the liver diseases( cirrhosis and hepatitis). The liver helps the body to store energy, digest food and remove toxic elements.
Symptoms of liver problems:
1. Loss of appetite.
2. Weakness or tiredness.
4. Swelling in the stomach.
5. Dark urine.
6. Light coloured stool.
Liver profile test is ordered if you:
1. Drink too much alcohol.
2. Have a family history of liver disease.
3. Take medicines that can harm the liver.
4. Are overweight or obese.
4. COMPLETE HEMOGRAM:
It covers a huge group of blood tests. It has 28 test parameters. It measures the total blood count present in the body. Complete hemogram measures red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, haemoglobin, hematocrit. If the red blood cells level is not average, it indicates anaemia, heart disease or iron deficiency. Low level of white blood cells means bone marrow disorder, cancer, or autoimmune disorder. High level of white blood cells indicates an infection and reaction to medication.