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What can cause a high AST level?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Usually liver injury

Ast is an intracellular enzyme in many cells, e.
g., liver cells, red cells, heart muscle etc. Injury to any of these cells causes elevation of blood levels of ast. Liver injury causes the highest elevations.

In brief: Usually liver injury

Ast is an intracellular enzyme in many cells, e.
g., liver cells, red cells, heart muscle etc. Injury to any of these cells causes elevation of blood levels of ast. Liver injury causes the highest elevations.
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