What is the role of lab tests in the workup of HAV-caused viral arthritis?

Updated: Nov 12, 2019
  • Author: Rabea Ahmed Khouqeer, MD, FRCPC, FAAAAI; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The following tests may be ordered for hepatitis A virus (HAV):

  • Bilirubin and transaminase levels – These are typically elevated
  • IgM-specific anti-HAV

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