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isolated alp elvation
May 7, 2011

I am hepatitis b carrier. My children aged about 7 and 9 are having alp alevated just 40 units up from normal limit. LFT normal and hbsag- negetive as well as my wife's LFT including ALP are normal and hbsag negetive. Please decribe their status?

Response from Dr. McGovern

I don't know why their AP is slightly elevated, but this should be followed up with your doctor at the next visit. It would not be related to viral hepatitis if that is what concerns you....

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