Reye's Syndrome tests
Reye's Syndrome

Tests could include:

  • Liver function tests help determine the health of your liver by measuring levels of proteins, enzymes, or bilirubin in your blood. Many tests can be performed on the liver, but most of them do not measure the overall function of the liver. The mo
    Source:HLCMS
  • A prothrombin time (PT) test, measures the amount of time it takes for your blood plasma to clot. Prothrombin, also known as factor ll, is just one of many plasma proteins involved in the clotting process. When you get a cut and your blood vessel
    Source:HLCMS
  • A partial thromboplastin time (PTT) test helps doctors assess your body's ability to form blood clots. Each time you bleed, it triggers a series of reactions known as the "coagulation cascade." Coagulation is the process your body uses to s
    Source:HLCMS
  • A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your doctor determine the general status of your health. It is also gives you a chance
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  • Amylase is an enzyme produced by your pancreas and your salivary glands. The pancreas is an organ that provides various enzymes to help your intestines break down food.Amylase's main job is to help you digest carbohydrates in food, but phy
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) is an enzyme found in various parts of the body. The highest concentrations are found in muscle, heart, and liver. A small amount of AST is typically found in the bloodstream. Elevated amounts of this enzyme may si
    Source:HLCMS
  • A CO2 blood test measures the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the blood serum, or liquid part of the blood. Your doctor can use this test to learn whether there is an oxygen/carbon dioxide imbalance, or pH imbalance, in your blood. These imbala
    Source:HLCMS
  • An alanine aminotransferase (ALT) test measures the level of ALT enzyme in your blood. ALT is an enzyme produced by liver cells. It helps the body metabolize proteins. If the liver is damaged or not functioning properly, ALT is released into t
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bilirubin is a yellow pigment that is in everyone's blood and stool. If you notice a yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes, this is called jaundice, and it may be caused by high levels of bilirubin. Bilirubin is made in the bo
    Source:HLCMS
  • A glucose test measures the amount of glucose in your blood. Glucose , also known as sugar, is your body's main source of energy. Your body converts the carbohydrates you eat into glucose. Glucose testing is done primarily to check fo
    Source:HLCMS
  • In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy. While a biop
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  • A biopsy of the liver is a medical procedure in which a small amount of liver tissue is surgically removed so it can be tested in a laboratory. Liver biopsies are usually done to detect the presence of abnormal cells in the liver, such as cancer
    Source:HLCMS
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