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Actitest and Fibrotest

Actitest and Fibrotest are non-invasive blood tests used to assess the extent of liver fibrosis and inflammation, often referred to as the liver fibrosis and inflammation score. These tests measure various biological markers in the blood and use them to calculate an estimate of liver damage.

  • Test NameActitest and Fibrotest (Liver Fibrosis and Inflammation Score)
  • Sample TypeBlood
  • Preparations RequiredNo specific fasting is required, but you should inform your healthcare provider of any medications you're currently taking as these may affect the results of the test.
  • Report Time7 Days

Liver fibrosis is the scarring process that represents the liver's response to injury or disease, including hepatitis C or fatty liver disease. Inflammation is usually an early stage of liver disease that can lead to fibrosis if not treated. Actitest and Fibrotest are significant in that they can detect these conditions without requiring a liver biopsy, making them less invasive and more convenient.

The advantage of these tests is that they provide information on two crucial aspects of liver health. Fibrotest focuses on the extent of liver fibrosis, while Actitest adds another level by including the level of liver inflammation, which can indicate ongoing damage.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Actitest and Fibrotest are crucial tools in evaluating the degree of liver damage, particularly in patients with chronic liver diseases like hepatitis B or C, alcoholic liver disease, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. They are non-invasive alternatives to liver biopsy, traditionally used to assess liver damage.

Fasting is not typically required for these tests, but it's essential to inform your healthcare provider about any medications you're taking as some drugs might affect the results.

No special preparations are required, but always inform your healthcare provider about any ongoing medications or existing health conditions before the test.

The test is usually recommended for patients with chronic liver diseases or those at risk of liver diseases. It might also be done for routine monitoring of liver health in patients with identified liver disease.

The test measures various blood biomarkers related to liver health. These include alpha2-macroglobulin, haptoglobin, apolipoprotein A1, bilirubin, and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT). Based on these markers, the test provides an estimation of liver fibrosis and inflammation.

The frequency of testing depends on the specific circumstances of each patient and the judgment of the healthcare provider. It's usually performed at the initial diagnosis of a liver disease and then periodically to monitor the disease's progression or response to treatment.

The test results are usually given as a score that indicates the extent of liver fibrosis and inflammation. Lower scores generally indicate lesser liver damage, but the interpretation can vary and should be done by a healthcare provider.

Aside from informing your healthcare provider about any medications, there are no specific precautions required for this test.

Certain factors such as age, gender, obesity, and alcohol consumption can influence the results. Moreover, certain medications can affect the levels of the biomarkers used in these tests.

If the results are abnormal, indicating potential liver damage, a hepatologist or gastroenterologist should be consulted for further guidance and treatment planning.

Yes, certain medications can interfere with the levels of the biomarkers measured in this test, which may affect the results. Always inform your healthcare provider about all medications you are taking.

Yes, this test can be performed on pregnant women. However, hormonal changes during pregnancy might influence the test results.

The Actitest and Fibrotest involve a standard blood draw, so risks are minimal. These include minor pain or bruising at the needle site.

Actitest and Fibrotest bring convenience and ease to the process of diagnosing and monitoring liver diseases. These tests provide significant insights into liver fibrosis and inflammation, allowing healthcare providers to make informed decisions regarding treatment and lifestyle modifications. Always remember, understanding these test results should be facilitated by your healthcare provider, who can provide expert guidance based on your individual health context.

Actitest and Fibrotest (Liver fibrosis and inflammation score)
₹ 18000
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