Biomarkers of liver status in heavy drinkers, moderate drinkers and abstainers.

@article{Alatalo2009BiomarkersOL,
  title={Biomarkers of liver status in heavy drinkers, moderate drinkers and abstainers.},
  author={P{\"a}ivikki I Alatalo and Heidi M Koivisto and Katri S. Puukka and Johanna P Hietala and Petra Anttila and Risto Bloigu and Onni Niemel{\"a}},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={
          199-203
        }
}
AIMS Although a wide variety of biomarkers reflecting liver status are known to be influenced by excessive ethanol consumption, the dose-response relationships between ethanol intake and marker changes have remained less understood. METHODS Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alanine aminotransferase (ALT) activities, and ferritin and albumin protein concentrations were compared in a large population of heavy drinkers (105 men, 28 women), moderate drinkers… 

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