AST (SGOT)-910

Test info

  
AST (SGOT)
  
910
  
84450.0
  
AST
  
Aspartate amino transferase
Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
SGOT

Specimen

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.3 mL
  

Immediately follow collection, mix sample by inverting 8 - 10 times to prevent clotting

  

Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
  

Gold:

Immediatley following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  

Gold:

  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

Red:

  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection

Dk green:

  1. Spin
  2. Transfer plasma to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL), labelled as Na hep plasma, within two (2) hours of sample collection

 

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - 4 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Enzymatic

Clinical and Interpretive info

  
Age Range
7 days 26 – 98 IU/L
30 days 16 – 67 IU/L
3 years 16 – 60 IU/L
6 years  3 – 48 IU/L
9 years  3 – 42 IU/L
18 years  3 – 39 IU/L
Adult >18 yrs  2 – 40 IU/L

Billing

  
84450

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
02/24/2022
  
11/09/2021