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 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)