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Don't understand why my AST is high w while ALT is normal

Please any ideas of why this result and why don't I need medications according to my dr?
I'm writing to let you know about the tests that were taken recently. Thank you for allowing MNGI the
opportunity to take part in your healthcare. At MNGI we strive to provide each patient with the finest
gastroenterology care available. We hope your experience was pleasant and informative.
Your hepatitis B level is 3350. Your liver function tests continue to look good with ALT 47. No indication for
antiviral treatment at this time. Please continue with screening tests every 6 months.
Hepatic Function Panel (7) 07/14/2021 10:26
Description Result Units Flags Range
Protein, Total, Serum 7.9 g/dL 6.4-8.2
Albumin, Serum 4.1 g/dl 3.4-5.0
Bilirubin, Total 0.4 mg/dl 0.1-1.2
Bilirubin, Direct 0.2 mg/dl 0.0-0.2
Alkaline Phosphatase, Serum 65 U/L 46-116
AST (SGOT) 53 U/L H 0-37
ALT (SGPT) 47 U/L 0-78
A/G Ratio 1.08 1.00-2.00
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Performed At: MGL, Minnesota Gastroenterology Laboratory
1997 Sloan Place, Maplewood MN 55117
Dir. Lawrence Burgart, MD Phone: 612-871-1145
Alpha Fetoprotein Serum, Tumor Marker 07/14/2021 10:26
Description Result Units Flags Range
AFP, Serum, Tumor Marker 5.1 ng/ml <8.1
Comments
Performed At: MGL, Minnesota Gastroenterology Laboratory
1997 Sloan Place, Maplewood MN 55117
Dir. Lawrence Burgart, MD Phone: 612-871-1145
HBV Real-Time PCR, Quant 07/14/2021 10:26
Description Result Units Flags Range
HBV IU/mL 3350 IU/mL
log10 HBV IU/mL 3.525 log10
IU/mL.
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Are you in the USA
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