Aspartate Aminotransferase


Test Information

Test Name

Aspartate Aminotransferase

Synonyms

AST; SGOT

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

All

Turn Around Time

1 Day


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

AST

Notes

Not included in LFT, need to be ordered individually

Alternative Specimen

Lithium Heparin, Plain


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz