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What does the following liver functioning test report mean ?

We checked how well your liver was functioning. Details as follows: AST ( SGOT ): 100 (Normal Range = 0 to 33): Out of Range ALT ( SGPT ) (U/L): 222 (Normal Range = 0 to 40): Out of Range Alk Phos: 120 (Normal Range = 0 to 130) Bilirubin (Total): 0.5 (Normal Range = 0.3 to 1.2) Albumin: 5.0 (Normal Range = 3.4 to 5.2) Total Protein: 6.7 (Normal Range = 6.4 to 8.3) ‎ Details of other blood chemistry tests as follows: Anion Gap: 17 (Normal Range = 4 to 14): Out of Range HBV Surface Ag: Negative HBV Core Ab(s): Negative HAV Ab, IgM: Negative HCV Ab: 11.00 : Out of Range BUN/CRE: 10 (Normal Range = 12 to 20): Out of Range GFR (estimated): 100 : 9.0 (Normal Range = 8.4 to 10.2) ‎ YOur have hepatitis due to hepatitis C. Please see Dr Aish to talk about that what does this mean
Asked On : Tue, 17 Apr 2012
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You are having raised liver enzymes and your HCV antibody test is positive which means you are suffering from hepatitis infection.
Treatment of hepatitis c is very important because in 80% of cases the infection becomes chronic and,if untreated,may lead to liver cirrhosis and liver cancer.
People generally tend to get relaxed,with this disease,as it does not cause any problem for many decades.
Consult a Gastroenterologist and get the proper treatment as 40 to 80 % cases become alright with the treatment.
Treatment is generally done with pegylated interferon alpha and ribavirin for a period of 6 months to 12 months
Answered: Tue, 17 Apr 2012
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