Test Overview
Test Methodology

Rate (NADH measurement at 340 nm)

Test Usage

Liver function test

Reference Range *

<= 35 IU/L

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

4 hours

Soft Order Code
ALT
MiChart Code
Alternaria Tenius IgE
Synonyms
  • ALT
  • SGPT
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
STAT Availability

STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).

Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Grossly hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic samples are not acceptable for testing.

Alternate Specimen
Red top or Green top (sodium or lithium heparin) tube. [rev 11/09]
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
84460
Fee Code
20513
LOINC
1742-6
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