AST (SGOT)

Alphabetical Test listing

AST (SGOT)-910

  
AST (SGOT)
  
910
  
84450.0
  
AST
  
Aspartate amino transferase
Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
SGOT
  
Lithium (Li) heparin plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.3 mL
  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
  
  

Gold - Spin

Red - Spin and separate

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

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

  

Refrigerated

  
  • 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)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Enzymatic

  
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
  
84450
  
11/30/2001
  
02/18/2020
  
02/07/2020