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.