Diagnostic Test Directory

Clinical Chemistry Laboratory

Alanine Aminotransferase

  • Synonyms: ALT
  • LIS Mnemonic: ALT

    Collect

    Light Green (PST - Lithium heparin)

    Volume Required

    0.5 mL

    Minimum Required

    0.2 mL

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    24 hrs room temp, 5 days refrigerated

    Processing

    centrifuge at 3400 RPMs for 10 minutes

Days Performed

24 hrs/ 7 days

Reported

Routine 90 min. Stat 45 min.

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

84460

Methodology

Fusion

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