Pre-treatment workup

What blood tests should I perform prior to referring/entering a patient?

Prior to entering a referral in the system, please organise the following blood tests:

  • Full Blood Examination, Liver Function Tests, Urea and Electrolytes (including eGFR), INR
  • Hepatitis C Genotype and Viral Load
  • Hepatitis B Serology (HBsAg, anti-HBc, anti-HBs)
  • HIV and Hepatitis A Serology
  • Pregnancy test for women of childbearing potential

Full details of the pre-treatment workup can be found on the online Australian Consensus Guidelines