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Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB132
EPIC Order
  ALT
CPT Code(s)   84460
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 0.5 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  micro: 200 µL blood/ gold top or red top bullet
Stability
Unspun - 3 days
Room temp - 3 days
Refrigerated - 3 days
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: See Table below
     
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, aliquot, refrigerate
Comments
Age Male Female
ALT U/L
1-7d <41 <41
8-30d 10-40 8-32
31-365d 12-45 12-45
1yr-<4yr 5 -45 5 -45
4yr-<7yr 10-25 10-25
7yr-<12yr 10-35 10-30
12yr-<14yr 10-55 10-30
14-<16yr 10-45 <30
16yr-<19yr 10-40 <36
19yr+ 19-72 15-48

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on June 15, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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