An assessment of racial differences in the upper limits of normal ALT levels in children and the effect of obesity on elevated values.

@article{Kliethermes2017AnAO,
  title={An assessment of racial differences in the upper limits of normal ALT levels in children and the effect of obesity on elevated values.},
  author={Stephanie Ann Kliethermes and Madeleine Ma and C Purtell and Neelam Balasubramanian and Beverly Gonzalez and Thomas J. Layden and Scott J Cotler},
  journal={Pediatric obesity},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={
          363-372
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Childhood obesity is a risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and poses important public health issues for children. Racial differences in alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels among children have not been described. This study aimed to identify racial differences in upper limit normal (ULN) ALT levels and evaluate the effect of… CONTINUE READING