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Diagnostic Tests For Liver Function

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abnormal liver functions test,hep.A,B,and C negative ,What else could be the cause ?

I feel uncomfort in my liver area .the blood test showing high : ALK PHOS :148 u/l(30 -120)GGTP : 192 u/l (< 51)AST : 78 u/l (< 41)ALT : 197 u/l (<51)I was then tested for hep.A,B,and C -The results were...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Your blood tests suggest that you have some inflamatory process in the liver .If your hepatitis tests are negative, you need to discuss with your doctor if some need to be repeated later on.For example you may have HCV, but still to have... Read more »

Enlarged Liver and Abnormal Liver Functions

My liver functions have been abnormal for the last 6 months and my doctor tells me that I have an... Read more »

Liver Function Test

i had Liver function test to check wheather my liver is infected or not, cause last year, i was... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HEPPigram: Elevated Liver Function Test

Back to the HEPP News June/July 2001 contents page . Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Simultaneous HIV and Tuberculosis Therapy Doesn't Cause Problems With Liver Function

This article was reported by the AIDSMAP . An article in aidsmap reported on a study of the effect of simultaneous TB and HIV treatment on liver function. The researchers monitored liver function in 168 HIV/TB coinfected patients (79 percent men)... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Diagnostic Tests A. Antibody Tests 1. HIV-1 Antibody Screening Assays 2. HIV-1 Confirmatory Antibody Assays 3. HIV-2 Antibody Screening B. Viral Identification Assays 1. DNA Polymerase... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

Liver Function Tests Viral Load Tests HCV Genotype Tests IL28B Genetic Test Blood Clotting Tests Several laboratory (blood) tests are used for hepatitis C (HCV). These include liver function tests, HCV viral load, genotype tests and... Read more »
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Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure?

Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
Hello out there. Does anyone have any knowledge on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes?
My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... Read more »

Liver Function

Posted by NYRN, 1 Reply
I'm taking viread, invirase, didanosine, zidovudine and valtrex and my latest labs indicate high on the liver screens. Has anyone had any liver issues - I don't drink so it's not that! Read more »

how do u diagnost penile discharge?

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
i had a recent urine test that showed no presence of white blood cells -> no bacteria (does this also mean i have no bacteria there? ruling out also NSU/NGU?)

ive tested - for chlam/gonnor.

but i still feel a slight tingling when i urinate. but... Read more »


Posted by steelah343, 1 Reply
I just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.

Again, I'm not certain... Read more »