|Alternate:||Serum Glutamic Pyruvate Transaminase; Alanine Transferase; Alanine Amino Transferase; ALT; GPT|
|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Routine: 3 hours STAT: 30 minutes|
|Container:||3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)|
|Temperature:||Transported to laboratory within 30 minutes.|
|Uses:||Liver function test, more specific than SGOT/AST; Screening test for hepatitis; sensitive to falling cardiac output; will rise as cardiac output falls.|
|Method:||Biochromatic rate (NAD/NADH)|
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