Understanding Hepatitis -- the Basics
WebMD experts explain the basics of hepatitis.
Understanding Hepatitis -- Diagnosis and Treatment
Find out if you're at risk of hepatitis and learn how it is diagnosed and treated from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Hepatitis -- Symptoms
WebMD experts explain the symptoms of hepatitis.
Understanding Hepatitis C -- Prevention
WebMD explains the basics of preventing hepatitis C.
Understanding Hepatitis C -- Diagnosis and Treatment
Get information on how hepatitis C is diagnosed and treated from experts at WebMD.
Understanding Hepatitis C -- the Basics
Get the basics on hepatitis C from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Hepatitis C -- Symptoms
Get the basics on symptoms of hepatitis C from the experts at WebMD.
Hepatitis B Virus Tests
Hepatitis B virus tests look for substances in the blood that show a hepatitis infection is active, ongoing (chronic), or has occurred in the past. The tests look for antigens, antibodies, or genetic material (DNA) of the virus that causes hepatitis.
Hepatitis C Tests
WebMD describes the various tests used to diagnose a hepatitis C infection and the amount of damage to the liver.
Hepatitis B: Postvaccination Test for Immunity - Topic Overview
A postvaccination test for immunity to the hepatitis B virus (HBV) is recommended only if you: Have an impaired immune system. This can be caused by many things,such as infection with HIV or the use of medicines to prevent organ rejection. Are older than age 49. Received the hepatitis B vaccine in the buttock. (The vaccine is less effective when given in the buttock. It is more effective ...