Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 21, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2046

ALT (SGPT)

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Colorimetric
  • Kinetic
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84460
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 7-52 U/L
Components:
  • 2046 - ALT(SGPT)
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