aminotransferases


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aminotransferases

Enzymes present in liver cells which are released into the blood in liver disease, such as HEPATITIS, that damages liver cells. The most important are aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT). Measurement of the levels of these enzymes in the blood is a valuable test of liver damage.
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The aim of the study was to determine the role of serum ferritin and serum aminotransferases predicting severity in dengue patients with thrombocytopenia.
Unfortunately, as hinted at earlier, even with decades of literature and numerous manuscripts written every year on hepatology or liver pathology, there is almost no literature on either the pathology or the clinical features of the nearly normal liver biopsy in the asymptomatic patient with chronic mildly elevated aminotransferases.
KEYWORDS: Alanine aminotransferase, Type 2 diabetes, Liver enzyme.
We then stratified aminotransferase values according to VL classes, as both VL and aminotransferases were monitored in 1,269 patients.
Compared to aminotransferases, creatine kinase (CK) is a more specific index of muscle injury [20]; therefore, we hypothesized that CK-adjusted aminotransferase levels may present an even more accurate biomarker of liver damage in dystrophinopathy.
There were no patients with moderate and severe increases of aminotransferases in this group.
[26-28] Damage to the liver classically results in a leak of serum aminotransferases (AST and ALT) into the blood stream.
On postoperative day (POD) 8, she had an acute increase in aminotransferases (ALT of 712 U/L, AST of 780 U/L) with all other values within normal limits (Figures 5 and 6); liver ultrasound did not show abnormalities.
Objective: To determine the reference range for serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels for young healthy individuals in our population and to find out effects of age and body mass index on alanine aminotransferase.
Aminotransferases are sensitive indicators of hepatocyte injury.
He had severe thrombocytopenia (4,000 platelets/[micro]L); mild anemia (hemoglobin level 88 g/L); increased levels of aminotransferases (aspartate aminotransferase 282 U/L, alanine aminotransferase 489 U/L), lactate dehydrogenase (1,041 U/L [reference range 105 U/L-333 U/L]), D-dimer (6,311 ng/ mL [reference range 10 ng/mL-250 ng/mL]), C-reactive protein (237.8 mg/dL [reference range 0 mg/dL-10 mg/ dL]), and creatinine (2.6 mg/dL [reference range 0.6 mg/ dL-1.2 mg/dL]); and azotemia (blood urea nitrogen level 150 mg/dL [reference range 7 mg/dL-20 mg/dL]).