Skip to main content

Acute hepatitis (non hepatitis A-E)

Confirmed

N/A at present 

Probable

A person who is 16 years and younger presenting with severe acute hepatitis since 1 October 2021 and requiring hospitalization, 

AND 
  • with elevated serum transaminase >500 IU/L (AST or ALT),
AND
  • excluding hepatitis caused or attributed to a hepatitis virus (A, B, C, D, E1) or a known or expected presentation of a drug or medication; a genetic, congenital, or metabolic condition; an oncologic, vascular, or ischemia related condition; or an acute worsening of chronic hepatitis. 
1 - If hepatitis D or E serology results are pending or test was not done, but other criteria met, these can be reported as probable cases.



SOURCE: Acute hepatitis (non hepatitis A-E) ( )
Page printed: . Unofficial document if printed. Please refer to SOURCE for latest information.

Copyright © BC Centre for Disease Control. All Rights Reserved.

    Copyright © 2022 Provincial Health Services Authority.