Certain medications, liver disease and conditions that affect the liver indirectly all cause elevated liver enzymes. A physician evaluates a patient, clinically reviewing signs, symptoms and other conditions, to determin... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Elevated liver enzymes indicate damage to liver cells. Doctors order a liver test panel in new patients during annual physicals and when prescribing certain medications that have the potential for liver damage, according... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

The numbers in a liver function test refer to blood levels of total protein, albumin, bilirubin and liver enzymes, according to WebMD. High or low levels can indicate the presence of liver damage or disease. More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels
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