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	Haemophilus Influenza B (Hib) - IgG Serum

Haemophilus Influenza B (Hib) - IgG Serum

Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) is a bacteria responsible for severe pneumonia, meningitis and other invasive diseases primarily in children. It's known to pose serious health threats, especially to children under the age of 5. However, with the advent of the Hib vaccine, incidences of diseases caused by this bacteria have significantly reduced.


  • Test Name Haemophilus Influenza B (Hib) - IgG Serum
  • Sample Type Blood Sample
  • Preparations Required No special preparation such as fasting is necessary for this test. However, ensure to inform your doctor about any ongoing medications or supplements you might be taking, as they could interfere with the test results.
  • Report Time 5 days

The Haemophilus Influenza B (Hib) - IgG Serum test is used to measure the levels of IgG antibodies in the blood that are produced in response to a Hib infection or to determine the immunity status of an individual post-vaccination.

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Sample Collection by Phlebotomist
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Reporting of the sample at lab
Reporting of the sample at lab
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Frequently Asked Questions

It is a blood test that measures the level of IgG antibodies produced in response to a Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) infection or post-vaccination.

The test is performed to diagnose a current or past infection of Haemophilus influenzae type B. It can also be used to assess the immunity status of an individual, especially after vaccination.

The test is performed using a blood sample which is drawn from a vein in your arm.

A high level of Hib IgG antibodies in the blood can indicate a recent or past Hib infection, or a successful response to the Hib vaccine.

The frequency of this test depends on your individual health condition and is typically determined by your doctor. However, it may be recommended for individuals who are at high risk for Hib infection, such as those with certain immune disorders.

Some medications and underlying health conditions can affect your body's ability to produce antibodies, which may impact the test results. Always inform your doctor about any medications you are taking or health conditions you have before the test.

If your test results are abnormal, it is recommended to consult an infectious disease specialist.

The risks associated with a blood draw are minimal but may include slight pain or bruising at the injection site.

Hib is a serious disease that can lead to severe complications, especially in children. The Hib - IgG Serum test plays a crucial role in diagnosing a Hib infection and assessing immunity post-vaccination. With this knowledge, appropriate measures can be taken to ensure health and wellness. Regular vaccinations are an essential part of preventing Hib infections. Stay informed and take proactive steps towards maintaining your health and that of your loved ones.

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