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Increases with infection

WBC

1

Liver Function Test

AST, ALT, LDH, ALP, Billirubin

2

Increase with liver cancer (HCC or liver mets), and pregnancy NTD

AFP

3

Pancreas

Amylase, Lipase, Glucose

4

Kidneys

BUN, Creatinine, GFR

5

Increases with biliary and liver disorder & obstruction

ALP

6

May elevate with obstruction and non specific for liver disease but elevates. It's found in liver heart and skeletal muscle

AST Aspartate Aminotransferase

7

Hepatocellular / liver damage

ALT alamine aminotransferase

8

May inc with obstruction

LDH

9

Elevated GGT & ALP indicates that the elevated ALP comes from

The liver

10

With decreased renal function, what 2 waste products inc in serum concentrate

BUN and creatinine

11

Inc PSA (prostrate specific antigen) in the blood

Patient age
Prostate volume inc
Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Prostate cancer

12

Elevated direct bilirubin indicates

Obstructive jaundice (hepatitis)
Intrahepatic cholestasis
Lower biliary tree obstruction.

13

Hematocrit

% of RBC in blood

Dec hematocrit =
Internal bleeding, external blood loss, iron deficiency

14

Elevated GGT & ALP indicates

Source of elevated ALP is liver.

15

RBC inc with

Renal cell carcinoma