Liver function tests
Liver function tests
Common tests that are used to see how well the liver is working. This is called liver function. Tests include:
- Alpha-1 antitrypsin
- Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT)
- Prothrombin time
- Serum bilirubin
- Urine bilirubin
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