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AST

Loinc

-

Expected Turnaround

24 hours

Elevated serum levels are found in diseases involving these tissues. Hepatobiliary diseases, such as cirrhosis, metastatic carcinoma, and viral hepatitis also increase serum AST levels. Following myocardial infarction, serum AST is elevated and reaches a peak 2 days after onset.

 

IFCC, Enzymatic without P5P

 

Gross Hemolysis

Room temperature: 4 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 3 months

AST; Aspartate aminotransferase (AST); SGOT; GOT; Transaminase, SGOT

Serum, gel separator, SST

1 ML

0 - 999

F

U/L

- 32 U/L


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