Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) (SGOT), Serum/Plasma Order Code : AST
Synonyms: SGOT, Aspartate Glutamic Oxaloacetic Transaminase, Aspartate Amino Transferase
Specimen Type: Plasma/Serum
Container Type: Lithium heparin gel - mint or gold top SST 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: 84450
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB131
SHC EPIC Code: LABAST
Department: Chemistry