Why Get Tested?
To screen for, detect, evaluate, and monitor acute and chronic liver inflammation (hepatitis), liver disease and/or and damage
When to Get Tested?
Periodically to evaluate liver function; whenever you are at risk for liver injury; when you are taking medications that may affect your liver; when you have a liver disease; when you have symptoms associated with liver damage, such as jaundice
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?
You may be instructed to fast overnight with only water permitted. Follow any instructions you are given.