Hepatic Function Panel


The Hepatic Panel includes tests that are commonly part of a general health screening, and evaluate liver function. Additionally, this liver function tests aids in the diagnosis of liver disease such as hepatitis or to monitor the treatment of liver disease.

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Sample Type

  • Blood sample
  • 1 mL serum is collected in SST

Who should get tested?

  • Order this test if you are experiencing symptoms of liver disease including jaundice, abdominal pain, and nausea or if you have one or more risk factor.² Additionally, this panel aids in the diagnosis of liver disease such as hepatitis. Also, a liver function test monitors a preexisting condition and its treatment.

Turnaround Time

  • Note: Result turnaround times are only an estimate and may be subject to change.
  • Test turnaround time for the Hepatic Panel is typically 1-3 business days.

Patient Preparation

  • No special preparation needed

Individual Test Information

  • Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT): The liver produces this enzyme which is typically elevated in cases of liver damage.
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST): A liver enzyme that elevates in cases of liver damage or Hepatitis.
  • Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP): An enzyme found in the liver and bones which is increased when there is liver or bone damage.
  • Protein, Total: A measure of albumin and all other proteins in the blood.
  • Albumin: The main protein produced by the liver.
  • GGT – A measure of liver damage, GGT may leak into the bloodstream
  • Bilirubin, Total: Helps to identify conditions such as anemia, sickle cell, hepatitis, cirrhosis, alcohol, and drug abuse.
  • Bilirubin Direct: Works in conjunction with Total Bilirubin to aid in the diagnosis of liver disorders.¹
  1. Online Hepatic Function Blood Testing: Order Affordable Hepatic Function Test: Request A Test. Request A Test. (n.d.). https://requestatest.com/hepatic-function-testing.
  2. U.S. National Library of Medicine. (2021, March 4). Liver Function Tests: MedlinePlus Medical Test. MedlinePlus. https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/liver-function-tests/.
  3. https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/gamma-glutamyl-transferase-ggt-test/

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