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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): summary of NICE guidance | The BMJ

Enhanced liver fibrosis (ELF) blood test

The ELF test is a blood test used to measure liver damage. The test uses an algorithm of three serum biomarkers found in the blood to calculate an ELF score:

    Hyaluronic acid

    Procollagen III amino terminal peptide

    Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 1.

http://www.bmj.com/content/354/bmj.i4428

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