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Diagnosing Viral Hepatitis

Diagnosing Viral Hepatitis

Diagnosing Viral Hepatitis

Gary Brook
Gary Brook
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 31 Jul 2018
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Last updated: 18 Jul 2020

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Description

This session explains how hepatitis A-E should be diagnosed. It describes sampling and diagnostic tests. The timescale between exposure and tests for hepatitis becoming positive is discussed, as is the interpretation of test results after treatment.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• State what samples should be taken to make a diagnosis of hepatitis A-E
• Describe how these samples should be stored and transported
• Describe which tests are available and appropriate to detect hepatitis A-E
• Interpret the results of tests for hepatitis A-E
• Discuss the timescale between exposure to infection and tests for hepatitis A-E becoming positive
• Discuss the interpretation of tests for hepatitis B and C following treatment
Gary Brook

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Gary Brook
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Brook is clinical lead in HIV/GU Medicine at the London North West Healthcare NHS Trust and honorary senior lecturer at University College London. He is the chairman of the IUSTI European hepatitis guidelines writing committee and BASHH/CEG lead for their hepatitis guidelines. He has written or co-written eight national and two international guidelines on the management of HIV or hepatitis on behalf of BASHH, BHIVA, IUSTI/WHO (Europe) and others. He co-holds research grants of approximately £2 million and research interests include the treatment of HIV and hepatitis and improving access to health care.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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