HEPATITIS A VIRUS TEST
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No specific test preparation is required
What is Hepatitis A Virus Test?
This test is carried out to ascertain the presence of an infection with Hepatitis A virus. The test detects the degree of antibodies produced. It is normally ordered if you have symptoms of acute hepatitis like loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, jaundice. An HAV test can as well be ordered if you have been exposed to the hepatitis virus by contaminated water or food.
Why is Hepatitis A Virus Test done?
If your medical doctor have signs or symptoms suggestive of acute hepatitis like fever, fatigue, slack motions, vomiting, yellow pores, skin and eyes etc
INTERPRETING HEPATITIS A VIRUS TEST RESULTS
A positive test for Hepatitis A commonly suggests current infection with Hepatitis A virus. The higher the degree of antibodies, the more widespread the infection or virus.
A negative test suggests the nonexistence of current infection with Hepatitis A Virus. However, it does not imply that the individual never had an infection with the virus.
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