ALT, alanine transaminase, is an enzyme made by the cells in the liver which gets released into the bloodstream if the liver is inflamed or damaged. An ALT test will help to measure the amount of ALT in the blood. The normal range lies between 29 to 33 IU/L (international units per liter) for males and 19 to 23 IU/L for females. High levels of ALT in the blood indicate liver problems such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, liver cancer, or other issues.
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Query: Hello doctor, My husband had his blood test taken six months back and his HPV DNA level was 777 IU/ml. We went back for another blood test seven months later and it went down to 267 IU/ml. Is this good or bad? He has no scarring or damage to his liver and is not on any medications. He only found ou... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you mean HBV DNA (hepatitis B virus DNA) rather than HPV (human papilloma virus). I would want to know about the ALT (Alanine Transaminase) level of the patient as well as HBeAg (hepatitis b e antigen) and anti-HBe (hepatitis b e antigen). After that, the exact ph... Read Full »