Serum arginase (ARG)

It is highly active in the liver and muscle. When the liver and muscle are damaged, it easily escapes from the cells into the blood. The arginase assay has certain value for the diagnosis of liver disease and heart disease. The arginase is assayed by an enzymatic rate method, as well as by fluorescence.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: cardiovascular examination classification: biochemical examination

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: fasting

Tips: Before the examination, the diet is light and alcohol is prohibited. Check for an empty stomach in the morning. Normal value

Enzyme rate method (37 ° C) reference value: 0 ~ 5U / L.

(Note the specific reference value depends on each laboratory.)

Clinical significance

1, elevated in acute myocardial infarction, viral myocarditis, viral hepatitis and toxic hepatitis, cirrhosis, early liver cancer, fatty liver, megaloblastic anemia, thalassemia major.

2. Reduce the amount of ammonia found in arginine.

High results may be diseases: acute myocardial infarction, viral myocarditis, cirrhosis, viral hepatitis, nutritional megaloblastic anemia, thalassemia considerations

1. Arginase is not a sensitive test for liver function. Because of the increased activity of the enzyme in liver disease, it occurs after enzymes such as ALT and GGT.

2. The determination of arginase is also performed by fluorescence.

Inspection process

Immediately after venous blood collection, the test was performed by the enzyme rate method.

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Adverse reactions and risks

Symptoms of fainting such as dizziness, vertigo, fatigue, etc. after blood draw.