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Test Code SGOT SGOT

Order Code

SGOT

Alt Test Name

AST, GOT, Transaminase, SGOT, Aspartate Aminotransferase, Serum Glutamate Oxaloacetate Transaminase

Methodology

Multiple-point rate

Prefered Specimen Type

Green Top (Lithium Heparin)

Other Acceptable Specimens

Red Top or SST

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL Plasma

Stability

Room Temperature ó 3 days; Refrigerated ó 1 week

Routine Analytic Time

4 Hours

STAT Analytic Time

1 Hour

Department

Chemistry

LOINC Code

1920-8

CPT Code

84450

Reference Range

Adult: 4-38 IU/L; 0-1 month 40-120 IU/L; 1 month – 20 years 25-95 IU/L