Category: liver function tests

Bilirubin Levels Chart (Normal, Low, High Bilirubin Levels Explained)

Bilirubin Levels Chart is a table of common bilirubin levels that cause jaundice yellowish color of the skin and eyes sclera, includes normal bilirubin levels, high bilirubin levels, and low bilirubin levels in the same place. Where bilirubin comes from and where bilirubin goes to? Bilirubin comes from degradation of hemoglobin and cells breakdown by spleen or other organs, bilirubin enters blood stream as large insoluble molecule which has the term (unconjugated), when reaches the liver, hepatic cells perform chemical reaction to make bilirubin soluble in the blood by bound it to the glucuronic acid by the enzyme glucuronyltransferase which...

Updated: Jaundice Levels Chart in Newborns (Jaundice Levels 5,12,15,18,20,30 explained)

Jaundice levels chart is to know the normal Jaundice Levels in newborn infants, the risk jaundice levels that need treatment for the newborn baby, and the new guidelines for effective treatment and fast getting rid of jaundice. Jaundice, has another medical term “icterus” and means a yellowish tinge to the skin and the white part of the eye (sclera) that is caused an excess of bilirubin in the blood, which is called in medicine the hyperbilirubinemia. Serum indirect bilirubin level is the most common elevated bilirubin in newborns, high direct bilirubin in newborn infants seen in rare conditions of biliary atresia which requires surgical intervention to...

33 drugs cause high liver enzymes and liver pain

What drugs cause abnormal high liver enzymes count in blood test results, get to know them may help you and your children heal faster and live healthier, many medications can be responsible for mild to moderate increase in the liver enzyme tests. liver function tests include ALT and AST which have a medical term of liver enzymes as they’re more frequently requested, in addition to ALK, Bilirubin, Gamma GT test, Albumin, and total protein test. lft test is a short lab term for liver function test. Liver pain is often confused with kidney pain, abdominal pain, or back pain because...

A Blood Test For Liver Function Evaluation with References

If you are looking for a blood test for liver function evaluation, Actually there are 8 tests for liver function testing.I must explain that liver is a principal organ, many biological process are controlled and managed by liver cells, so hat the liver status can be monitored by many methods and tests.Take LFTs when you are checking for the liver working status, General checkup in wellness and illness, checkup in pregnancy, and for checking up almost any pain such as Heartburn and difficult urination.In liver function panel tests we use the chemical substance, “usually enzymes” which synthesized or managed by...

Hepatitis B virus antibody (HBV,HBSAg,HBSAb,HBcAb) Positive results interpretation

What is hepatitis? Hepatitis is enlargment of the liver due to inflammation, liver’s inflammatory is a condition that may be caused by variuos reasons, as virus and called “viral hepatitis”, alcoholism, high fat intake, increase storage of fats or glycogen in the paranchymal cells of the liver, or the liver may be get inflamed due to attacking of immune cells to the liver cells which called “autoimmune hepatitis” What is Viral Hepatitis? Hepatitis is an infection of the liver by a virus, may be called “viral infection”, this viral infection my be caused be an interaction with pre-infected or contaminated...