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liver Labs tests

lab values

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Enzyme produced primarly by the liver, bone, and placenta. it's excreted through the bile ducts Alkaline Phosphatase
A protein normally synthesized by the liver, yolk sac, and GI tract of the fetus Alpha-fetoprotein -AFP
An enzyme found in HIGH concentration in the LIVER and Lower concentrations in the heart, muscle and kidneys Alanine Aminotransferase - ALT
Remains elevated longer than aspartate aminotransferase - AST Alanine Aminotransferase - ALT
Enzyme that elevates its value in the presence of cirrhosis, hepatitis, and biliary obstruction - mid elevation with mets Alanine Aminotransferase - ALT
An enzyme present in many kinds of tissue; this enzyme is released when cells are injured or damaged - The increased levels is proportional to the damage and time since the injury Aspartate aminotransferase - AST
Elevation is associated with cirrhosis, hepatitis and Mononucleosis Aspartate aminotransferase - AST
A product of the breakdown of hemoglobins in old red blood cells bilirubin
Reflects the balance between production and excretion of bile Bilirubin
leakage into the tissue gives the skin a yellow appearance - jaundice Bilirubin
what are the 2 types of bilirubin values direct, indirect and total
another name for direct bilirubin conjugated
another name for indirect bilirubin nonconjugated
Bilirubin type that is associated with cirrhosis, hepatitis, OBSTRUCTION and mets direct - conjugated bilirubin
Bilirubin type that is associated with NON OBSTRUCTIVE conditions non conjugated - indirect bilirubin
enzyme produce by liver, and its production depends on amount of vitamin K Prothrombin Time - normal: 10 to 15 sec
T/F elevation or decreased of the Prothrombin Time is a sign of abnormal function True
Elevation is associated with cirrhosis, malignancy, malabsorption of Vitamin K, and clotting failure Prothrombin Time
Decrease is associated with prolonged EXTRA hepatic obstruction and issues with gallbladder or biliary system, including malignancy Prothrombin Time
It is the most abundant protein in human blood plasma, and its DECREASED suggests a decreased in protein sythesis resulting in liver disease or an inflammatory disease Serum Albumin
Created by: madechiky