On 10 April 2022 the Australian Government assumed a caretaker role. The Government is now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions, pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election. See Information on Caretaker Conventions. On 10 April 2022 the Australian Government assumed a caretaker role. The Government is now operating in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions, pending the outcome of the 2022 federal election. See Information on Caretaker Conventions.

Hepatitis A

Information about hepatitis A disease, vaccines and recommendations for vaccination from the Australian Immunisation Handbook

Vaccination for certain groups of people is funded under the National Immunisation Program and by states and territories.

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Last updated: 
27 September 2021
Last reviewed: 
27 September 2021
30 June 2020

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Definitions

ELISA
enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
HAV
hepatitis A virus
RNA
ribonucleic acid
NHIG
normal human immunoglobulin
ATAGI
Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
WA
Western Australia
WHO
World Health Organization
CDNA
Communicable Diseases Network Australia