Liver Blood Test - welzo
Liver Blood Test - welzo
Liver Blood Test - welzo
Liver Blood Test - welzo
Liver Blood Test - welzo
Liver Blood Test - welzo
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Liver Blood Test

Liver Blood Test - welzo
Liver Blood Test - welzo
Liver Blood Test - welzo
Liver Blood Test - welzo
Liver Blood Test - welzo
Liver Blood Test - welzo
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A Liver Blood Test helps to diagnose and monitor liver diseases. The finger-prick blood test can help identify whether there is damage to the liver, how well the liver is functioning, and the cause of any liver problems.

 

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Results within 2 days
What does it test for?
  • Bilirubin
  • Alanine transferase (ALT)
  • Gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT)
  • Albumin
  • Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)
  • Total Protein
  • Globulin
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Joanna Charice reviewed welzo.com
"After using the Welzo Tiredness & Fatigue Blood Test due to ongoing tiredness, I found the testing process simple and the results came quickly. They revealed low iron levels. With this knowledge, I adjusted my diet and started iron supplements, which markedly improved my energy. This test was a key part in addressing my fatigue."
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Jordan Waits reviewed welzo.com
"I simply ordered the test online, received it in the mail a few days later, and took the test in the comfort of my own home using a quick finger prick. The instructions were clear and easy to follow, and the process itself was quick and painless."
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  • Biomarkers
  • Information

Bilirubin

When red blood cells break down they produced a brownish-yellow pigment called Bilirubin. A build up of bilirubin within the bloodstream may be the cause of jaundice or liver disease.

Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)

An Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test is done to ensure an average amount of the enzyme is present within the blood. The enzyme is usually found within the liver, muscles and heart as well as other tissues around the body. When AST levels have increased it means there has been damage to the nearby tissues and cells. The AST is an enzyme that helps to trigger important chemical reactions within the body.

Gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT)

The gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) test is undertaken to measure the amount of the GGT enzyme in the blood. GGT's function in the body is to transport molecules and aid the metabolization of toxins and drugs within the liver. A high GGT reading can be due to liver damage or disease, these may include hepatitis or cirrhosis. Testing Gamma GT is also important for bile duct infection and monitoring alcohol abuse.

Albumin

Albumin is a protein present in blood plasma and plays a binding role like SHBG. Albumin is produced by the liver. Albumin will help to detect any issues in the functioning of the kidney or liver. It prevents the fluid in blood vessels from leaking out.

Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)

Alkaline Phosphate (ALP) is an enzyme that is found in the liver, kidney, bones and digestive system. If ALP levels are detected in the bloodstream and are above the reference range, it indicates liver disease or bone disorder.

Alanine transferase (ALT)

Alanine transferase (ALT) is an enzyme produced in the heart and liver cells. The testing of ALT will detect how much ALT is in the bloodstream but cannot show how much damage has been caused to the liver. The test is important to determine the health of the liver especially if drugs, heavy alcohol use or viruses (hepatitis) have been present. Lower ALT results have mostly indicated a healthy liver but healthy ALT ranges will depend on many factors, such as age and sex.

Total Protein

Total Protein measures the amount of two classes of proteins present in the blood: Albumin and Globulin. Albumin is mainly responsible for preventing the fluid in the bloodstream from leaking out. Whereas Globulin is produced by the liver as well as the immune system. The function of globulin is to strengthen the immune system by fighting germs as well as infections.


Globulin

Globulin is a group of proteins produced by the liver and the immune system of the body. Globulin helps to keep the body healthy and fight infections as well as germs. Globulin is also very important to create blood clots and avoid excessive external bleeding caused by injury.

Why take the test?

The Liver Blood Test can help diagnose any inflammation of the liver. The function of the liver is to digest food and excrete any waste. Due to genetic or external factors, such as alcohol consumption and unhealthy diets, the liver can be scarred (cirrhosis) leading to liver failure. Early diagnosis can help with treatment. Liver health can be maintained by following a healthy lifestyle.

Additional Information

The most common type of liver blood test is the alanine aminotransferase (ALT) test. ALT is an enzyme that is released into the bloodstream when the liver is injured or damaged. A high level of ALT in the blood may indicate a problem with the liver. Other types of liver blood tests include the aspartate aminotransferase (AST) test, gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) test, and prothrombin time (PT) test.


Your doctor may order a liver blood test if you have symptoms of a liver problem, such as abdominal pain, jaundice, or fatigue. The test can also be used to monitor the progress of a liver disease or treatment.


If you are scheduled for a liver blood test, avoid eating anything for 12 hours before the test. Be sure to tell your doctor if you are taking any medications, including over-the-counter medications and supplements.

Have you been feeling any of these symptoms lately?

The Liver Blood Test is suitable for individuals experiencing one or more of the following symptoms:

1. Jaundice i.e. yellowness of the skin

2. Swelling in the stomach region

3. Unusual swelling of feet and legs 

4. Nausea

5. Change in colour of urine or stools

90%
of Liver Disease
can be prevented by following a healthy diet and lifestyle changes. Early diagnosis by taking a blood test can help with treatment.
60%
of all liver disease
is due to the overconsumption of alcohol. The recommended limit is to not exceed 14 units of alcohol per week.

Experts Opinion on Liver Home Tests

"This test is useful for three things: to check how the liver is functioning, to see if there is any damage caused to the liver by any external factors (such as drug use, excessive alcohol use, pathogens or infection), and for drug monitoring."


Dr Sameer Nakedar
MBBS, MRCGP, PGCert
Experts Opinion on Liver Home Tests

How to take a Liver Blood Test Test

Collecting a blood sample for your finger prick home test is straightforward. Watch the video below for more details on how to take a home blood test.

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    Take your test

    Activate your test and collect your sample in the morning. Return your sample on the same day, using the prepaid shipping label provided. Samples use a simple finger prick collection method that takes around 5 minutes to complete.

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Liver Blood Test Information

Specification of Liver Blood Test

  • Test name: Liver Blood Test
  • Also known as & related tests: Liver function test (LFT), Hepatic function panel, Liver profile
  • Biomarkers: Bilirubin, ALT, Total Protein, Globulin, ALP, GGT, Albumin
  • Test tube: SST (Gold microtainer)
  • Brand: Healthy Stuff
  • Turn around time: Approx. 24 hours
  • Lab test ranges:
  • Test Kit Marking: MHRA/UKCA
  • Location of Lab: United Kingdom

What is a Liver Blood Test?

A Liver Blood Test is a home health test offered by Welzo. The Liver Blood Test can be taken from the comfort of your home using a finger prick sample, which is then sent back to our lab for analysis and interpretation.

What does a Liver Blood Test for? 

A Liver Blood Test tests for the following: Bilirubin, ALT, Total Protein, Globulin, ALP, GGT, Albumin.

What are the benefits of a Liver Blood Test?

Checking your health through the use of Liver Blood Test is an important way to track your health. Home testing offers the convenience of conducting health assessments in the comfort of your own home, while enabling quicker, more private results without the need for visiting a healthcare facility.

Can a GP review my Liver Blood Test?

Yes, Welzo offers a GP review service for the Liver Blood Test. Follow the link if you would like to have an online GP appointment with your Liver Blood Test.

Are Liver Blood Tests available on the NHS?

The NHS offers Liver Blood Tests subject to eligibility requirements, consultations and local guidelines.

Liver Blood Test Kit and Ordering

How can a Liver Blood Test be ordered?

A Liver Blood Test can be ordered online through Welzo's secure checkout. Select the Liver Blood Test and add the patient's name and details, then checkout for next-day delivery.

What is included in the Liver Blood Test test kit?

The Liver Blood Test contains the following items in the test kit:

  • 1 x UN3373 Test Kit for Biological Substances Category B (test kit design may vary from images displayed online depending on the test selected.
  • 1 x Free Return Label 
  • 1 x Finger Prick Lancet / Urine Sample Pouch or Swab (depending on the test ordered)
  • 1 x Cleansing Wipe/ Alcohol Swab
  • SST (Gold microtainer)

Liver Blood Test Biomarkers and Results

What biomarkers are tested for in a Liver Blood Test?

The Liver Blood Test checks for the following biomarkers: Bilirubin, ALT, Total Protein, Globulin, ALP, GGT, Albumin

What are the results ranges for a Liver Blood Test?

Liver Blood Test reference ranges vary based on age, sex, population sample and numeric test result ranges. However, once you complete your tests, you will receive clear reference ranges for your Liver Blood Test.

What is a normal test range for Liver Blood Test?

The Liver Blood Test range will be provided on the advanced Welzo reporting panel which will factor in multiple aspects such as age, population size comparison and biological sex.

Liver Blood Test Procedure and Timing

When should a Liver Blood Test be taken?

It is best to take a Liver Blood Test first thing in the morning.

How long does a Liver Blood Test take?

The typical turnaround for a Liver Blood Test is 24 hours from receipt at the Welzo laboratory, Monday to Thursday. However, results may come back faster or slower depending on how busy the Welzo laboratory is and if you have requested any biomarkers that take longer to test for. In this case, results can take up to 5 days.

Are there any special preparations required before taking the Liver Blood Test (e.g., fasting)?

We will let you know via email if there are any special requirements for the Liver Blood Test. However, typically we recommend you take a Liver Blood Test first thing in the morning, fasted.

What is the best time to post my Liver Blood Test?

The best time to return your Liver Blood Test sample is Monday to Thursday, before 14:00 to ensure the product arrives at our lab on time for same-day analysis.

What sample is required for a Liver Blood Test?

The Liver Blood Test requires a capillary blood sample using a SST (Gold microtainer) that is collected from a finger-prick blood sample.

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Stanley Sandoval

I'm impressed with the accuracy and convenience of the liver-blood-test home health kit. Instructions are exceptionally clear which made the process quite straightforward. The results were delivered promptly and were easy to understand. This kit provides exceptional peace of mind about my health status. Highly recommended for health-conscious individuals.

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Etta Beasley

The home liver-blood-test is indeed a convenient tool. It offers quick results without a trip to the clinic. The instructions are clear, making the test effortless to use. While people may still require physician guidance, it's a great step towards owning our health information. Positive experience.

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Kieran Dodson

I purchased the liver-blood-test for a quick health check at home. It was quite easy to follow the instructions, and I had results in no time. The assurances this test provided were invaluable. It’s a cost-effective way to keep tabs on your health and I highly recommend it.

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Demi Bauer

The home liver blood test kit exceeded my expectations. It's straightforward and surprisingly easy to use. The instructions were clear and results were quick, providing invaluable insight into my liver health. It offers a convenient alternative to traditional medical visits. An incredible tool for proactive healthcare at home.