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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: 2 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  micro: 200 µL blood/ gold top or red top bullet
Stability
Unspun - 3 days
Spun/Separated Room temp - 3 days
Spun/Separated Refrigerated - 7 days
Frozen-not recommended
Availability 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: See Table below - Effective 10/31/2019
     
Comments
ALT U/L
Age             
Male    
Female Unspecified
Adult <50 <35 <35
Pediatric
(<19 years)
<50 <50 <50
 

Reviewed by Karen Hrischuk on December 13, 2019

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