Hepatic Function Panel

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10256
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A liver function and health panel.

The Hepatic Function panel checks numerous areas of health that can affect the liver. The panel includes the following:

Total Protein


Albumin (Alb): Low levels may indicate nephrotic syndrome, heart failure, liver disease or inadequate protein consumption. Levels may be elevated in cased of dehydration.

Globulin: A measurement of all blood proteins other than Albumin

Albumin/Globulin Ratio: The ratio of Albumin versus all other blood proteins.

Total Bilirubin(Bil): Low levels are normally not considered concerning or alarming. High levels may indicate cirrhosis, alcohol abuse, hemolytic disease, anorexia, hepatitis or neoplasm.

Direct Bilirubin: Relates to conjugated bilirubin.

Indirect Bilirubin: Relates to unconjugated bilirubin

Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP): High levels may indicate liver damage or disease. High levels may also indicate the presence of increase cell activity in the bone.

AST: Low levels may indicate a deficiency in Vitamin B6, uremia or certain types of drug treatment. High levels may indicate hepatitis, cirrhosis, drug use, biliary disease or alcohol abuse.

ALT: Low levels are normally not considered concerning or alarming. High levels may indicate hepatitis, cirrhosis, drug use, biliary disease or alcohol abuse.

Recommended with Hepatic Function Panel

  • CBC

 

Is Fasting Required? No

More Information: http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?ntc=10256


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