Bilirubin Metabolism

Total and Direct Bilirubin Overview

Bilirubin , Direct Conjugated Bilirubin is a better indicator than total Bilirubin during the resolving phase of hepatic and cholestatic disorders. Direct Conjugated Bilirubin accumulates ...

Asparate Aminotransferase (AST)-(SGOT)

An AST test is ordered along with several other tests to evaluate a patient who seems to have symptoms of a liver disorder. Some of these symptoms include jaundice (yellowing of the ...
Alpha Fetoprotein AFP, Liver, Ovarian, Testes, Fetus abonrmality

Alpha Feto Protein – Serum (AFP) Overview

Physician may order an AFP blood test when he: ⊕ suspects that a patient has liver cancer or certain cancers of the testes or ovaries. ⊕ is monitoring a patient with chronic liver ...
Alkaline Phosphatase

Overview of Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)

ALP is generally part of a routine lab testing profile, often with a group of other tests called a liver panel. It is also usually ordered along with several other tests if a patient ...

Hepatitis Viruses Comparision Table

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Liver Function Tests

The hepatobiliary tree represents hepatic cells and biliary tract cells. Inflammation of the hepatic cells results in elevation in the alanine aminotransferase (ALT), aspartate aminotransferase ...
Acute and Chronic HBV

Acute and Chronic Hepatitis B Comparision

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