Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE
Components
Synonyms SGPT,ALT
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred: 3mL Green / Yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED or SST, K2 - EDTA plasma.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Hemolyzed or grossly lipemic
Methodology Enzymatic
Reference Range Male: 10-50 U/L Female: 10-35 U/L
CPT Code(s) 84460
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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