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What are the best tests to detect liver conditions and jaundice ?

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Dr. Jesse Kellar
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T bilirubin, AST....: Liver tests typically include: AST/ALT (detect liver damage) INR/PT/PTT (coagulation tests, detect indirectly liver function) Also a hepatitis panel is often ordered to make sure Hep B,C are not present. total bilirubin is the main test that is done for evaluating jaundice imaging that is done often is an ultrasound to detect the size/consistency of the liver itself

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