Understand Your Test

Hepatitis A Testing

Formal Name

 Viral Hepatitis A Antibody

Why Get Tested?

To help diagnose the cause of acute hepatitis; as part of a viral hepatitis panel to identify the type of hepatitis virus causing an infection; sometimes to evaluate the need for the hepatitis A vaccine.

When To Get Tested?

When you have symptoms of an acute hepatitis infection, such as jaundice, or when you may have been exposed to hepatitis A virus (HAV).