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my cat has a high liver count what does that mean it was in

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my cat has a high liver count what does that mean? it was in the high 200's
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 7 years ago.
Hello there,

Elevated liver enzymes in a cat are always significant. When the values are elevated it means the liver cells are swollen and leaking at the time the blood was drawn. This can be caused by many things in a cat this age. Thyroid disorders, hepatitis, parasites, fatty liver syndrome from not eating and weight loss, pancreas problems, cancer and infection are all possible. A biopsy of the liver is the only definitive way to get a specific diagnosis. An ultrasound can rule out hepatitis and cancer.
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