Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)

CPT Code(s):

  • 84460

Preferred Specimen:

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume:

0.5 mL

Transport Container:

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube (SST). (If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.)

Transport Temperature Name:

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability Components:

  • Room Temperature: 8 hours
  • Refrigerated: 72 hours

Testing Schedule:

Daily

Methodology:

UV WITHOUT P5P

Reference Range:

7 - 52 U/L

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