Hepatic Function Panel Testing

Hepatic Function Panel Test, also called liver panel test (LFT), is used to diagnose liver problems, such as acute or chronic liver inflammation (hepatitis), liver infection, liver disease, and liver damage.

Here are some of the possible results:

Bilirubin Normal/Increased Normal/Increased Normal/Increased
ALT and AST Increased Increased Increased, AST usually twice the level of ALT
ALP Increased Normal/Increased Normal/Increased
Albumin Normal/Increased Normal Normal
PT Normal Normal Normal
Type of liver condition or disease Acute liver damage Chronic liver disorder Alcoholic Hepatitis


Keywords: Hepatic Function Panel, LFTs, Liver Function Tests, Liver Panel, Liver Profile

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