jerrygallow wrote:My labs are mostly all within range, but a couple things stick out.
AST is 32 with a range of 8-30
basopil 1.4 range 0-1
alkaline phosphatase is 134 range is 30-130
I got these after my doctors visit, whom I see maybe once every year. It looks like these point to poor liver function. Anybody know what causes this and if it is cause for concern? Thanks
With regards to the AST, do you drink alcohol. Sometimes an elevated AST:ALT ratio can be related to alcohol intake. Was your ALT normal? Do you take any meds that affect the liver?
I doubt the increased basophil percentage is significant, particularly if your overall white blood cell count is somewhat low.
Alk phos can be related to cholestasis (poor bile flow) or increased turnover in the bones. there are actually separate bone and lever isoenzymes which can be tested if necessary. GGT should be elevated if cholestasis is present but will not be elevated in the case of increased bone turnover.
If the rest of your liver enzymes are normal, I doubt it is of much concern.
In general, I doubt any of that is much cause for alarm
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