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Laboratory Testing for Hepatitis A and E

Patient Case

Slide 2

September 2008

Let’s begin by looking at the patient case of a health care worker presenting for a post-employment health evaluation. The patient is a 35 year-old, foreign-born, healthy woman. She is interested in knowing her immunity status to Hepatitis A.

What laboratory test can be used to determine if this she has had Hepatitis A in the past or is immune to this viral hepatitis?

Patient Case


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