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Antimitochondrial antibodies (AMAs) are found in approximately 20% of family members of a first-degree relative diagnosed with PBC, and 5%-9% of these family members will also have PBC. Mother/daughter pairs and sisters with concurrent PBC are seen.
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Cell Death Biomarkers May Predict Liver Fibrosis in PBC
Investigators measured blood levels of alanine aminotransferase (ALT), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alkaline phosphatase (ALP), and gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) and looked at anti-mitochondrial antibody (AMA). They also performed a liver …
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