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Blood Test Information

ALT
 
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Tube type: SST

Special instructions
None

Reference Range
Male: 10 - 60
Female: 10 - 40

Units
IU/L

Linked to
LFT

Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
ALT is a relatively specific marker of hepatocyte damage. It is the only LFT required for routine monitoring of patients on statins.

 
 

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