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Liver function tests

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Liver function tests are common tests that are used to see how well the liver is working. Tests include:

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Albumin - blood (serum)
ALP - blood test
Alanine transaminase (ALT) blood test
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) blood test
Gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) blood test
Prothrombin time (PT)
Bilirubin blood test
Bilirubin - urine

References

Pincus MR, Abraham NZ. Interpreting laboratory results. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 23rd ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier; 2017:chap 8.

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.

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