Other Laboratory Test Results That Correspond With Liver Disorders

Beta Gamma Bridging

Since the majority of proteins found in plasma are synthesized by the liver from amino acids, including serine protease coagulation factors, prothrombin time, serum albumin, and serum protein electrophoresis results can be used to indicate declining liver function. For example, serum albumin decreases and prothrombin time becomes prolonged with liver failure. Protein levels also reflect other disorders, such as those in which essential amino acids are not provided by the diet or in which...