Liver Function Test

A liver function test is a panel of tests that provide information about a patient’s liver state. It helps to determine the health of your liver by measuring the levels of proteins, liver enzymes, and bilirubin in your blood. They can also monitor the progression or treatment of an existing disease.

Bilirubin Total

Bilirubin Direct

Bilirubin Indirect

Total protein

Albumin

Globulin

A/G Ratio

Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)

Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)

Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP)

Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase (GGT)

Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH)

Pre – Requisites No special requirement
Sample Type Serum
Report Delivery (TAT) 24 hrs
Method Spectrophotometry

Frequently Asked Questions

A liver function test is done mainly for the following reasons:

  • Help diagnose liver diseases, such as hepatitis.
  • Monitor treatment of liver disease. These tests can show how well the treatment is working.
  • Check how badly a liver has been damaged or scarred by disease, such as cirrhosis.
  • Monitor side effects of certain medicines.

You may need live function test because of following symptoms or risk factors :

  • Jaundice
  • Dark coloured urine
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Have a family history of liver disease
  • If you take medicines that can cause liver damage

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