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ALT

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB132

 

Synonyms: 

ALT SGPT Alanine Aminotransferase

Methodology: 

Enzymatic

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 ml Primary - Light Green; Dark Green and Gold Top accepted.
Pediatric volume: 0.3 ml.

 

Notes: 

Also part of LFTs (LAB3218), LFTs w/Albumin (LAB3219), Hepatic Panel (LAB20), & CMP (LAB17)

Reference Interval: 

6-34 U/L

CPT Code(s): 

84460

Last Changed: 

6/22/2018 2:20 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/30/2017 2:03 PM