What is the role of hepatitis serology in the workup of Vibrio infections?

Updated: Jun 21, 2021
  • Author: Hoi Ho, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Other tests may be unnecessary upon admission but may help identify the underlying medical conditions that predispose the patient to serious Vibrio infection and/or complications.

Serology for HBV and HCV and serum iron studies are used to identify the etiology of advanced liver disease.


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