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HEPATITIS A INFORMATION

HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK IN METRO NASHVILLE / DAVIDSON COUNTY

The Metro Public Health Department in conjunction with the State of Tennessee’s Department of Health has declared an outbreak of Hepatitis A in Davidson County.  The role VUMC will play in responding to this outbreak is vital. Proper and timely identification of cases followed by appropriate handling and routing of specimens for genotyping will allow us to understand and mitigate the impact of Hepatitis A in our community.

HEPATITIS A INFORMATION FOR PROVIDERS 
Does My Patient Have Hepatitis A?  (click for information document)
Hepatitis A Virus Genotype Information (click for information document)

HEPATITIS A INFORMATION FOR LABORATORIES
Hepatitis A Specimens for CDC Labs  (click for information document)

For more information or assistance from VUMC Laboratories,
please call 615-875-5227  (5-LABS)