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Alpha Feto Protein

Neural tube defects (B9)

2

Acid Phosphatase

Prostate

3

A/G ratio

Reversal in MM, liver disease, TB, RA

4

Alkaline phosphate

Liver and blastic bone

5

Amylase / Lipase

Pancreatitis (head)

6

ANA (Anti-nuclear antibody) (Collagen disease) (Sero-positive)

SLE, Scleroderma, Sjogren's, Polyarteritis Nodosa, RA

7

ASO titre (Anti-streptolysin O)

Strep antibodies

8

Bilirubin- Direct (Liver, GB, and head on pancreas)

Conjugated-Soluble-Post Hepatic disorders

9

Bilirubin Indirect (liver, spleen, hemolytic anemia, drugs, fever)

Unconjugated-Insoluble-Pre Hepatic disorders

10

BUN Increase

Kidney- not filtering out urea

11

BUN decrease

Liver- Not breaking down things (creates ammonia)

12

Calcium increase

Hypercalcemia

13

Calcium decrease

Hypocalcemia

14

CEA (Carcinogenic Embryonic Antigen)

Cancer

15

CPK (creatine)

Muscle distruction (CK-MM muscle) (CK-MB heart) (CK-BB brain)

16

Creatinine

Kidney Function- kidneys maintain creatinine levels

17

CRP

Acute inflammation and myocardial risk

18

ESR

Inflammation

19

5 HIAA (hydroxyindoleacetic acid)

Adrenal tumor- carcinoid tumor

20

FTA / ABS

Syphilis - antibody specific test

21

Glucose (blood)

DM

22

Glucose (CSF)

Decreased in bacterial infection (meningitis)

23

GGT

Liver cirrhosis

24

GTT

Diabetes Mellitus

25

HCG Increase

Twins, hydatiform mole, choriocarcinoma

26

HCG Decrease

Ectopic pregnancy

27

HLA - B27

Ulcerative Colitis, Crohns, Reiters, AS, Psoriatic, Enteropathic arthropathy (sero-negative)

28

Ketones

DM

29

LDH

Muscle, Liver disease

30

LE prep

SLE