What is the full form of LFT?

  1. What is the full form of LFT?
  1. The full form of LFT is Liver Function Test. it is a type of blood test, it provides information about the liver disorder.

    It is also known as the Hepatic panel test. LFT measures the level of enzyme and protein excreted by the liver in the human body like:



    Total protein

    Alanine aminotransferase (ALT)

    Alkaline phosphate (ALP)

    Aspartate aminotransferase (AST)

    Gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT)

    Prothrombin time (PT)

    When liver function test Performed

    Doctor recommend LFT if the patient has any of the following symptoms:

    Pale body

    Nausea & vomiting

    Dark color urine

    Pale body


    Abdominal pain

    Low Appetite

    Family history of liver disease

    The person is a heavy drinker

    To detect Hepatitis/liver infection

    Use of liver function test

    It helps to diagnose Liver disease/ liver infection.

    It helps to diagnose the damage level of the liver by any disease, such as cirrhosis.

    It helps to diagnose the side effects of some medications.

    How liver function test performed:

    The liver function test usually takes 5 to 10 minutes A phlebotomist takes a blood sample from your arm vein, by using a small needle. after the needle is inserted small quantity of blood will be collected in a test tube.

What is the full form of LFT?