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A 32-year-old female asked:

how soon after exposure to hep a, b, c would it show up in blood?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Viruses: Viral tests for antibodies to either of the three main hepatitis strains can take three months or more to show up. There are more expensive tests if your liver is in acute trouble and you are jaundiced. If you are in any way ill and/or have jaundiced you need to be seen by a trusted medical advisor.

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A 24-year-old female asked:

Would the ER hosp.be able to detect hep a b or c in my blood when. They took my blood if they didn't do hep tests?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Only if test ordered: There are thousands of blood tests available. The doctor has to request the tests for detecting Hep A, B, or C in order for the lab to do those specific tests. If needed, the tests are available everywhere in the U.S., so one can just ask her primary care doctor.

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