Alanine Transaminase (ALT) (SGPT) : 1000060

Test Code
ALT or 1000060

Alias/See Also
ALT (Alanine Transaminase ); SGPT (serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase); serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (SGPT); alanine aminotransferase (ALAT); ALAT

CPT Codes
84460

Instructions
Serum separator tube (gold top preferred), plain red top tube, or green top plasma separator tube (lithium heparin).

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube or plasma separator tube and transport; if a plain red top tube, centrifuge and aliquot serum (Min. 0.2 mL) into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Acceptable for longer storage

Methodology
Enzymatic

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
10-49 U/L

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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