Hepatitis A is a highly contagious infection of the liver caused by Hepatitis A virus (HAV). It accounts for 20- 25% of hepatitis worldwide and is characterized by inflammation and enlargement of the liver. Hepatitis A can cause acute disease that typically lasts 1 to 2 months, but it does not cause a chronic infection. It occurs sporadical...
When to get Tested
When there is s/s associated with acute hepatitis such as Fatigue, Sudden nausea and vomiting, Abdominal pain or discomfort, especially on the upper right quadrant, Clay coloured stools, Loss of appetite, Low grade fever ,Dark urine , Joint pain, Jaundice ,Intense itching
When there is LFT changes
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