Effects of Pregnanton Some Biochemical Parameters in Healthy Subjects
International Journal of Chinese Medicine
Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages: 10-15
Received: Jan. 15, 2017; Accepted: Feb. 4, 2017; Published: Feb. 22, 2017
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Hamed Khouja, Department of Medical Technology Sciences, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Biological marker changes during pregnancy and adequate reference values are of importance for correct clinical decisions. There are only few studies on the variations of laboratory tests during normal pregnancies, especially during the first trimesters. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of pregnancy in the first trimester on several biochemical parameters in healthy pregnant women by comparing the values of these parameters with non-pregnant women. Blood samples were taken from 30healthy pregnant women and 30non-pregnant women. Glucose, Total protein (TP), Albumin, Total bilirubin (TB), Alkaline phosphatase (ALP), Aspartate transaminase(AST), Alanine transaminase(ALT), Gamma glutamyl transferase(GGT), Cortisol and Phosphatewere measured. the result shows that a pregnant affected in serum total bilirubin, Aspartate transaminase, Cortisol. It recorded a significance decrease in total bilirubin and Aspartate transaminase in pregnant women compared with non-pregnant women, While the pregnant caused significant increase in Cortisol compared with non-pregnant women.
Keywords
Pregnant, Biochemical Parameters, Aspartate Transaminase(AST), Alanine Transaminase(ALT), Gamma Glutamyltransferase (GGT), Cortisol
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Hamed Khouja, Effects of Pregnanton Some Biochemical Parameters in Healthy Subjects, International Journal of Chinese Medicine. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017, pp. 10-15. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170101.12
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