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Alanine aminotransferase, serum
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Test Name:
Alanine aminotransferase, serum
Test Code(s):
ALT

Synonyms:
Serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (SGPT/ GPT)
Collection Device/Tube Type:
5 mL blood - gold top serum separator tube (gel)
Submission Requirements:
1 mL serum

Frequency of Testing:
Daily
Reference Range:
< 50 U/L

Comments:
Preferred enzyme for liver function screening

Last Reviewed:
27 July 2017

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