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LFT RESULTS,PLS HELP INTERPRETE.
Aug 27, 2012

Pls i want to know if i have acute or chronic hepatitis b infection,and if i have to run an hiv/hcv again in 6 months,as i have already tested negative for both at 3 months. LFT:SGOT-12,SGPT-8,ALK PHOS-50,TOTAL BILIRUBIN-0.5 URINALYSIS:BILIRUBIN-++,PROTEIN-NEG,KETONES-NEG,SUGAR-NEG,S.G-1.030,P.H-6.0

Response from Dr. McGovern

Those tests look incredibly normal and so do not support the possibility of acute infection. Some patients with chronic infection can have normal Llver function tests so a one time test is not enough information. You will need further follow-up and testing.



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