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Results of liver function test shows elevated levels of SGOT, SGPT. Indications?

Liver Function Test : Bilirubin-Total, serum by Diazo method 0.71 0.10 - 1.20 mg/dL Neonates : Upto 15.0 mg/dL Bilirubin-Conjugated, serum by Diazo method 0.18 Upto 0.3 mg/dL Bilirubin-Unconjugated, serum by calculation 0.53 0.1 to 1.0 mg/dL SGOT (AST), serum by Enzymatic method 90 Upto 35 IU/Lt SGPT ( ALT ), serum by Enzymatic Method 207 30 - 65 U/Lt Alkaline Phosphatase ,serum by pNPP-kinetic 49 Adult Male : 20 - 130 IU/Lt Protein (total), serum by Biuret method 7.12 6.4 to 8.2 gm/dL Albumin, serum by Bromocresol purple method 3.99 3.2 to 4.5 gm/dL Globulin, serum by calculation 3.13 2.3 - 3.5 gm/dL can anyone tell me what result of LFT conveys?
Asked On : Sat, 22 Dec 2012
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Sep 2012
Hello, Welcome to HCM, I am Dr. Das.

From the report, it is obvious that there is high SGOT and SGPT level . Except those all are within normal limit.

Isolated increase of these two enzymes indicates presence of hepatocellular injury.

Now, this injury may be due to chronic alcohol intake or may be due to obstruction of the bile output.

So, you should do an ultrasound scan of whole abdomen to rule out any other possibility.

In the mean time, you should avoid alcohol intake, and oily, spicy food. Take some liver protecting enzymes.

Answered: Sun, 23 Dec 2012
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