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Prevalence and Etiology of Abnormal Liver Tests in an Adult Population in Jilin, China

By Hong Zhang, Shu Mei He, Jie Sun, ChunYan Wang, Yan Fang Jiang, Qing Gu, Xiang Wei Feng, Bing Du, Wei Wang, Xiao Dong Shi, Si Qi Zhang, Wan Yu Li and Jun Qi Niu

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Background: Serum biochemical liver tests (LTs) (alanine aminotransferase, aspartate aminotransferase, and gamma glutamyltransferase) and platelet counts are often used to screen for chronic liver disease. We determined the prevalence and etiologies of abnormal LTs in an adult population in Jilin, China

Topics: Research Paper
Publisher: Ivyspring International Publisher
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3074091
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