Routine Screening Blood Tests for Liver Disease

  • Shabbir Chaiwala
  • George Y. Wu
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

This chapter describes biochemical or enzymatic tests commonly used to screen for the presence of hepatobiliary diseases. In general, these tests provide substantial sensitivity, but do not provide great specificity.

Keywords

Hepatitis Tuberculosis Adenosine NADH Catalase 

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  • Shabbir Chaiwala
  • George Y. Wu

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