Biomarkers of alcoholism: an updated review.

@article{Das2008BiomarkersOA,
  title={Biomarkers of alcoholism: an updated review.},
  author={Subir Kumar Das and L. Dhanya and Damodaran Madhavi Vasudevan},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation},
  year={2008},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={81-92}
}
Alcoholic beverages, and the problems they engender, have been familiar in human societies since the beginning of recorded history. Among a variety of blood tests used to aid the diagnosis of alcohol consumption and related disorders, laboratory tests are particularly useful in settings where cooperativeness is suspected or when a history is not available. Biochemical and haematological tests, such as gamma-glutamyltransferase activity, aspartate aminotransferase activity and erythrocyte mean… CONTINUE READING