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Measure: Liver Function Assay   #190800

Definition: This is a measure to assess liver functionality and cellular integrity.

Purpose: This is a screener to detect the presence and type of liver disease and determine the extent of damage to the liver.


Keywords: Liver, liver function, alanine aminotransferase, ALT, aspartate aminotransferase, AST, alkaline phosphatase, ALP, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, NHANES, bilirubin, albumin, protein, total protein, gamma-glutamyl transferase GGT, assay, bioassay, liver panel, liver disease, Gastrointestinal

Measure Release Date: December 13, 2010

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