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However, a good indication of liver dysfunction is when Ammonia levels in the blood rise due to the liver not being able to convert ammonia to urea. This may be caused by cirrhosis or severe hepatitis.
For this test, a blood sample is taken and sent urgently for analyses.
NOTICE TO PATIENTS
NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.