Aspartate Aminotransferase

AST, SGOT
TEST CODE
CRA1246
CPT
84450
Expected
Turnaround Time
Within 1 Day
Patient Preparation
-

Specimen Requirements

Specimen
Serum
Volume
1.0 mL / 0.5 mL minimum
Container
SST (preferred) or Red Top Tube
Preparation
Draw blood in gel-barrier tube and centrifuge. If red top is used, remove the serum and place in a transport tube. Label the transport tube with patient identifiers and specimen type.
Stability
Room Temperature, 1 Day Refrigerated, 28 Days
Storage Instructions
Refrigerated

Test Details

Methodology
Rejection Criteria
Received after 1 days room temp or 28 days refrigerated. Serum not separated from cells. Sample hemolyzed. Improper labeling. Incorrect collection container.

Test Components

Test Code
Test Name
LOINC
300237
Aspartate Aminotransferase
1920-8

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