ALT (SGPT) (ALT)
: SGPT, ALT, Alanine transaminase
: Kinetic Coupled Enzymatic Assay
: CALIPER 0 to < 1 yr: 5-33 U/L; 1 yr to <13 yrs: 9-25 U/L; 13 yrs to <19 yrs: 8-24 U/L; Abbott 19 yrs to 150 yrs: 0-55 U/L (Pediatric Reference Ranges only verified for serum, see CALIPER Study at CaliperDatabase.com)
: Light green PST (Lithium Heparin with gel) tube - 4.5 mL; Red top
: 1 light green microtainer
: 1 mL plasma
: 0.3 mL plasma
: Separate within 1 hour and store/ship @ ambient temperature until delivery.
: < 3 days at 2 - 8 C; 6 months at -20 C
Reasons for Rejection
: Hemolysis, improper collection
: STAT: 1 hour; ROUTINE: 2 hours after receiving in lab
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