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When is the soonest after exposure that you can test for hepatitis b and c? what tests would detect these viruses soonest?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

For...: For hepatitis B( Hep B surface antigen) it can be detected 1-10 weeks after exposure. For hepatitis C if RNA PCR testing is used within days to 8 weeks after exposure.

Answered 1/14/2015



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