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SGPT (ALT)

Categories

  • Chemistry
  • Health Assessment and Safety

General Information

Code:T508
Matrix:Serum / Plasma
Application:Insurance Risk Assessment, Wellness, Clinical Trials
Turnaround Time:Daily
Analytical - Method:This assay follows the recommendations of the IFCC, but was optimized for performance and stability. ALT catalyzes the reaction between L-alanine and 2-oxoglutarate. The pyruvate formed is reduced by NADH in a reaction catalyzed by lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) to form L-lactate and NAD+.
Reportable - Test Results Type:Quantitative

Shipping Information

Units - Conventional:U/L

Specimen Information

Minimum Volume:300 µL
Preferred Volume:500 µL
Rejection Criteria:

Improper labeling, improper sample handling, and wrong sample type.

Collection Instructions:

See “Blood Collection”

Collection Patient Preparation:NA
Container:For specimen collection and preparation, only use suitable tubes or collection containers. Only the specimens listed below were tested and found acceptable. Serum (free from hemolysis). Plasma (free from hemolysis): Li-heparin and K2-EDTA plasma.