Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Hemolysed specimens are not acceptable.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 72 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 1 week
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: This enzyme is found in many organs including the liver. Though nonspecific, it is used to detect and monitor liver disease and other medical conditions. This is a more sensitive test in alcoholic liver disease than SGPT.
Disease: Disorders of Liver
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required