ALT (SGPT)

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Test Code
1000
Test Description
Measures the amount of ALT in the blood.
Abbreviation
ALT
Minimum Volume
1mL
Transport Container
Serum Separator Tube
Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Collection Instructions
Allow tube to clot and spin to separate cells within 45 minutes.
Specimen Stability
Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: >3 days
Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis
CPT
84460