Liver Function Test

  • 5

5 Answers

These messages are for mutual support and information sharing only. Always consult your doctor before trying anything you read here.
My liver enzyme is 34 normal 30. Is this concerning?
which type of enzyme?
my ast was 8 what does that mean?
AST 10-40 units per liter is considered normal. Low levels of AST in the blood are expected and are normal. It's fine.
AST. 8-48 is fine.
My AST and ALT are over double the normal limits, what does that mean
Means impaired liver function. Please follow up with your Dr. and get a treatment plan.
My alt is 52 my alp is 64 my ast is 32. These are elevated what could that indicate
It means declined liver function. We'll recommend you to follow up with your local health provider.

Liver function tests are blood tests used to help diagnose and monitor liver disease or damage. It's also called a liver panel. 

The tests measure the levels of certain enzymes and proteins in your blood.

  • Albumin, a protein that the liver makes
  • Total protein (TP)
  • Enzymes that are found in the liver, including alanine transaminase (ALT), aspartate transaminase (AST), alkaline phosphatase (ALP), and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT)
  • Bilirubin, a yellow substance that is part of bile. It is formed when your red blood cells break down. Too much bilirubin in the blood can cause jaundice. There is also a urine test for bilirubin.
  • Prothrombin time, which measures how long it takes for your blood to clot. Prothrombin is made by the liver.

Results

Normal blood test results for typical liver function tests include:

  • ALT. 7 to 55 units per liter (U/L)
  • AST. 8 to 48 U/L
  • ALP. 45 to 115 U/L
  • Albumin. 3.5 to 5.0 grams per deciliter (g/dL)
  • Total protein. 6.3 to 7.9 g/dL
  • Bilirubin. 0.1 to 1.2 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL)
  • GGT. 9 to 48 U/L
  • LD. 122 to 222 U/L
  • PT. 9.5 to 13.8 seconds

These results are typical for adult men. Normal results vary from laboratory to laboratory and might be slightly different for women and children.

...