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Acute Viral Hepatitis Panel

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Also known as: Hepatitis Panel; Viral Hepatitis Panel; Hepatitis Screening Panel
Formal name: Acute Viral Hepatitis Serology Panel

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To detect and diagnose an infection with a hepatitis virus

When to Get Tested?

When you have symptoms of acute hepatitis and a viral infection is suspected to be the cause; when you have been exposed to one or more of the three most common hepatitis viruses: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?