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Test Code SGPT SGPT

Order Code

SGPT

Alt Test Name

ALT, GPT, Transaminase, SGPT, Alanine Aminotransferase, Serum Glutamate Pyruvate 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

1742-6

CPT Code

84460

Reference Range

Adult: 0-54 IU/L; 0-2 years 7-40 IU/L; 2-20 years 10-35 IU/L