Hepatitis A Virus Antibodies

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Also known as: anti-HAV
Formal name: Viral hepatitis A antibodies

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To diagnose an infection with hepatitis A virus, or to find out the need for or the response to hepatitis A vaccination

When to Get Tested?

If you have symptoms of an infection with or have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus; to detect previous infection or vaccination

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

None required