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The new NICE guidelines for the management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) were updated in October 2021, recommending primary care use of the enhanced liver fibrosis (ELF) test to assess the risk of NAFLD progression into liver fibrosis. Is this test available following the transfer of pathology services in Bexley, Greenwich and Lewisham?

The new NICE guidelines for the management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) were updated in October 2021, recommending primary care use of the enhanced liver fibrosis (ELF) test to assess the risk of NAFLD progression into liver fibrosis. Is this test available following the transfer of pathology services in Bexley, Greenwich and Lewisham?

At this time, the ELF test cannot be offered. However, work has begun to explore the possibility of purchasing the necessary equipment that would enable…