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New Blood Test Detects Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis


7/6/2006 11:35:00 AM

A case-control study has found that a simple test can indicate the presence of non-alcoholic steatosis by measuring caspase 3-generated cytokeratin-18 fragments in the blood. The test could eliminate the need for invasive liver biopsies, currently the only reliable way to diagnose the disease.

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