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A member asked about a 2-year-old female:

dr did blood tests on 2 yo daughter. her alt (101), alp(355) and ast (60) were elevated. 2nd draw ldh also high (498) what other tests should we do?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Who ordered them?: Why did she have the tests done? Did your doctor order them? Need more information...Hepatitis is one reason to have elevated liver function tests so a hepatitis panel might be helpful. Mononucleosis and CMV (cytomegalovirus) can also cause liver enzyme elevation so those might be helpful too. Then there are more esoteric tests that a specialist might want to order. Discuss with your physician 1st.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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