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Guide to Understanding Hepatitis

When the liver becomes inflamed, it is termed hepatitis. There are several causes of liver inflammation. The most common is caused by infection from different strains of the hepatitis virus. Alcohol intake as well as the use of medications can also result in liver insult and inflammation. Various articles at Bright Hub discuss the different types of hepatitis according to the virus that caused it. Included are the symptoms, diagnostic methods, treatment and complications of each disease process. Like many diseases, hepatitis is often a preventable disease, thus, methods of prevention, such as vaccination, healthy lifestyle and sanitation are also given importance.

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A Simple Guide to the VHT Lab Test

If your physician has recommended a VHT lab test, there are a few things you may want to know about these tests. VHT lab tests are not limited to one specific test, but may require...

The Purpose of the Bilirubin Laboratory Test

What do bilirubin test results mean? The results have several implications in the field of medicine. Learn more about this test and how doctors use the information to diagnose medical...

Is it Possible to Diagnose Chemical Imbalances Using Blood Tests?

Your doctor may order a series of tests to identify a specific condition by its effects on body function. What lab tests indicate chemical imbalance? Blood tests and urinalysis...

The Significance of Complement C3 and 4 High Results

The complement system plays some important roles in the body's fight against infection. Each component of the complement system can be measured using blood test to help evaluate...

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    The Purpose of the Bilirubin Laboratory Test

    What do bilirubin test results mean? The results have several implications in the field of medicine. Learn more about this test and how doctors use the information to diagnose medical problems....

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    Hepatic Function Panel Components

    The liver function panel, also known as the hepatic function panel, includes seven tests performed on the same blood sample. The hepatic function panel components include ALT, AST, ALP, total bilirubin...

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    Is it Possible to Diagnose Chemical Imbalances Using Blood Tests?

    Your doctor may order a series of tests to identify a specific condition by its effects on body function. What lab tests indicate chemical imbalance? Blood tests and urinalysis offer a comprehensive...

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    The Significance of Complement C3 and 4 High Results

    The complement system plays some important roles in the body's fight against infection. Each component of the complement system can be measured using blood test to help evaluate for immune system diseases...

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