Acute Hepatitis Profile (MHD1100)

Product Details

Use:

Acute hepatitis is the initial infection with a hepatitis virus. It can be mild or severe. This profile evaluates what type of hepatitis virus is making you sick.

Recommended For:

Anyone who thinks thay may have contracted a hepatitis virus. Symptoms of all types of viral hepatitis are similar and can include the following:

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Gray-colored bowel movements
  • Joint pain
  • Jaundice

For more information on this test, go to labtestsonline.org.

Includes:

  • Hepatitis A Antibody, IgM
  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
  • Hepatitis C Antibody

Preparation:

There is no preparation for this test. 

Test Processing: 

1-3 days

Special Note:

Certain public health agencies require notification when this test is positive.  They use this information to track emerging trends in infectious disease. 

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