Flashcards in Liver Testing Deck (11)
What does elevated AST and ALT represent?
What does elevated Alkaline phosphatase represent?
Bile duct problems (cholestasis)
What does elevated Gamma glutamyl transferase represent?
Bile duct epithelium/cannalicular membrane injury
What cellular marker resides in mitochondria?
What does ETOH toxicity preferentially elevate?
What does a positive ANA test represent?
What does a positive anti-smooth muscle antibody test represent?
What does decreased ceruloplasmin represent?
What does a positive AMA-M2 represent?
Primary biliary cirrhosis
Why do you do a liver biopsy?
Determine cause of liver disease
Determine extent of damage to the liver