LIVER (HEPATIC) FUNCTION PANEL
DETECTION OF LIFE-THREATENING DISEASES
WHY SHOULD I GET TESTED?
The Liver Function Panel can add years to your life by preventing life-threatening diseases such as liver inflammation (hepatitis), liver disease, and liver damage.
GET ANSWERS NOW!
Secure Health Partners is your local source for reliable and quick test procedures.
- Safe & Easy Testing
- Professionally Trained Onsite Staff
HOW IT WORKS
Just three simple steps to get your results:
1. WALK-IN OR SCHEDULE YOUR TEST
Simply walk in during normal business hours, or call ahead to schedule with us 303-963-5554
2. VISIT OUR OFFICE
Our professional team will perform your quick and easy test procedure
3. GET YOUR RESULTS
Quick turnaround time with test results delivered via Email, mailed to your home, or picked up at our office.
Call (303) 963-5554 today with any questions!
- When should I get tested?
As part of a yearly health check-up, to help manage treatment after being diagnosed with a liver disorder, or if you are an at risk patient - have a family history of liver disease, drink alcohol heavily, have been exposed to Hepatitis virus, overweight, have diabetes, or high blood pressure.
Abdominal swelling or aches Nausea or vomiting Yellow skin or eyes It is important to take proactive action if you experience any of the following signs or symptoms relating to liver disorders:
- Abdominal swelling or aches
- Nausea or vomiting
- Yellow skin or eyes
- Dark urine and light-colored stool
- Weakness or Fatigue
- What is being tested?
The liver is a vital organ located in the abdomen that takes up most of the space behind the ribs. It is essential for cleaning the blood, producing an important digestive liquid called bile, and storing energy in the form of sugar called glycogen.
A Liver Panel examines how well your liver is working by evaluating the following 7 tests:
- Total Protein (TP)
- Total Bilirubin
- Direct Bilirubin
- Alkaline Phosphatase
- Aspartate aminotransferase (AST)
- Alanine aminotransferase (ALK)
- Do I need to fast?
Yes, do not eat and only drink water 10 to 12 hours before the blood sample is collected.
- How do I get the results?
The results usually take 3 to 5 business days and can be delivered in 3 convenient ways: directly to your device through email, sent to your home through mail, or picked up in the office.
- Other tests I may be interested in?
A STD Comprehensive Profile further analyzes Hepatitis, a condition that could damage the liver, while the Annual Check-Up Panel takes a deeper look into your overall health.