Fever and jaundice


Appropriate Tests

Jaundice, Abdominal pain, with or without systemic symptoms and signs

Serology, NAA (Molecular genetics - microbial, Virus detection).

See also Infectious mononucleosis, Hepatitis, Viral hepatitis, Hepatitis A virus infection, Hepatitis B virus infection, Hepatitis C virus infection, Hepatitis D virus infection, Hepatitis E virus infection, Glandular fever, Worm infection (travellers).

Sodium citrate collection: Coagulation profile.

Urea, Electrolytes, Glucose, Liver function tests. Consider: Calcium, Phosphate, Albumin, Full blood count, Ward test urine.

See Guideline on Pathology testing in the Emergency department: Appendix 2.

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