Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Alanine Aminotransferase (SGPT) (ALT), Serum Order Code : ALT
Synonyms: SGPT; Alanine Aminotransferase, Glutamic Pyruvate Transaminase
Specimen Type: Plasma/Serum
Container Type: Mint-top gel tube (Lithium heparin) or SST Gold-top tube
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL
Methodology: Spectrophotometry
Standard Run Times: 24 Hours per Day
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Refrigerate
CPT Codes: 84460
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB132
SHC EPIC Code: LABALT
Department: Chemistry