Hepatitis A

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Acceptability at Recruitment


Acceptability at CT / Work-Up


Individual at Risk


Explanation of Condition

Viral liver infection transmitted, usually, through contaminated food or water supplies, and sexual activity. It is particularly common in less developed countries, but also found throughout the developed world. The illness is self limiting and there is no risk of long-term infection or carriage of the virus, but it can be fatal.


Acceptable if:

a) More than 6 months from recovery

b) More than 6 months from recovery of partner , or from last sexual contact if a former sexual partner

c) Fully recovered, documented HAV RNA negative, anti HAV IgG positive after recovery.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions


Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012