Hepatic Disease in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Author: Mark S. Sulkowski, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/4/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Combination of the following features is indicative of alcoholic hepatitis until proven otherwise:
    • AST level exceeding ALT level, but both < 300 IU/mL with an AST:ALT ratio > 2
    • Total serum bilirubin level > 5 mg/dL (86 µmol/L)

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