Hepatitis is an inflammation of your liver. There are several types of the hepatitis virus. This profile evaluates your exposure to them.
Anyone who believes they may have come in contact with a hepatitis virus.
Some people do not get symptoms, but those who do describe:
- Muscle soreness
- Stomach issues
- Loss of appetite
- Dark-yellow urine
- Light-colored stools
- Yellowish eyes and skin
- Hepatitis A antibody IgG
- Hepatitis A antibody IgM
- Hepatitis B surface antibody
- Hepatitis B surface antigen
- Hepatitis B core antibody IgG
- Hepatitis B core antibody IgM
- Hepatitis C antibody
There is no preparation needed for this test.
Certain public health agencies require notification when this test is positive. They use this information to track emerging trends in infectious disease.
For more information on this test, go to labtestsonline.org.