Hepatitis A Antibody Test

Hepatitis A Antibody Test

Our doctors use the FDA-approved hepatitis A antibody test to determine whether a person is or has been infected with the hepatitis A virus. Our hepatitis A test has a sensitivity rate of 95% and a specificity of 95%.

More Information About Hepatitis A Antibody Test

Will I Need A Blood Or Urine Sample?

This test needs only small amount of blood. It will be done fast and painlessly. When you visit our testing center, a lab technician will draw a small sample of blood.

What Will The Results Show?

Your hepatitis A antibody test result will say positive or negative. If your result is negative, then no sign of hepatitis A. But if it is positive, hepatitis A antibodies were found.

What do I need to do to prepare for the test?

No fasting or any other preparation is necessary

Can hepatitis A be cured or treated?

Hepatitis A virus cannot be cured. If you contract the disease, doctors will keep an eye on your liver functions to ensure you are healing properly. There is a vaccination available for Hepatitis A. It is recommended for anybody and everybody.

Should I Get Tested For Hepatitis A?

Everybody living in the US is at risk of contracting Hepatitis A. Men who have had sexual contact with other men are at a higher risk than the general population. Other risk factors are anal sex, oral sex and drug use.

How Long Does A Hepatitis A Test Take?

It will take around 10-15 minutes and your test results will become available to you two business days later.