Liver function tests
Liver function tests are common tests that are used to see how well the liver is working. Tests include:
Albumin Alpha-1 antitrypsin
- Alkaline phosphatase (
- Alanine aminotransferase (
- Aspartate aminotransferase (
AST) Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT)
- 5' nucleotidase
Prothrombin time, also expressed as international normalized ratio (INR) Serum bilirubin Urine bilirubin
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Pincus MR, Tierno PM, Gleeson E, Bowne WB, Bluth MH. Evaluation of liver function. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 23rd ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier; 2017:chap 21.
Review Date: 06/28/2018
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