SGPT (ALT) Alanine amoinotransferase

Sample: Serum 0.5 mL

Status: Accredited

Schedule: Daily

Units: U/L

Range: (See table below) 

Remarks: SGPT(ALT), one transaminase, is a sensitive marker for the detection of hepatocyte injury rather than for biliary obstruction. AST (SGOT) is useful for the diagnosis ofhepatic cirrhosis. Increased AST (SGOT) may also suggest acute drug-induced hepatitis, provided it is due not to viral hepatic infection.


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