Clinical Chemistry

LIVER DISEASE (MLS)

Learning Lab for Medical Laboratory Scientists

Author information
Paul Johnson, PhD
Dr Johnson disclosed grant/research support and honorarium / expenses from Roche Diagnostics Inc

Learning objectives:

  • Describe micro- and macroscopic anatomical findings of the liver
  • Describe biochemical functions of the liver
  • Describe clinical features of various liver diseases
  • Describe pre-analytical and biological variation of liver biomarkers
  • Describe analytical principles for measurement of liver biomarkers
  • Describe inherited conditions of liver disease
  • Describe hepatobiliary disease
  • Describe hepatocellular disease
  • Describe hepatocellular carcinoma
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