Alanine Aminotransferase

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB132
  • Soft Test Code:
  • ALT
Alternate Names
  • ALT
  • ALT(SGPT)
  • SGPT

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Plasma in a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Li Heparin (preferred)
or 
1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube 

Alternate Specimen

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
or
1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
or 
1.0 mL Plasma from a Green Top Tube - Li Heparin in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

7 days Refrigerated

48 hours unspun

Collection Instructions

 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

10 days to <1 month: 10-50 U/L
 1 month to Adult: 10-40 U/L


Methodology:
  • Enzymatic

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Cancer Institute
  • Parkview Kosciusko Hospital
  • Parkview LaGrange Hospital
  • Parkview Noble Hospital
  • Parkview Randallia Hospital
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
  • Parkview Southwest
  • Parkview Wabash Hospital
  • Parkview Whitley Hospital
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Chemistry
Stat Eligible

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01420099


CPT Coding

84460