COVID-19 severity links to abnormality in liver function tests

COVID-19 severity links to abnormality in liver function tests

Among patients hospitalized with COVID-19, liver impairment appeared within the first days of admission; virus severity also correlated with abnormality in liver function tests.“In terms of liver involvement [in COVID-19], liver function test (LFT) abnormalities are frequent and the most common is an increase of aspartate aminotransferase. Moreover, most of the LFT abnormalities are minor and less than 20% exceeded the upper limit of abnormality,” Lidia Canillas, Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, Spain, said. “Severe LFT abnormalities have been related to more severe infection;Read More

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