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Blood Sciences

Blood Test Information

AST
 
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Tube type: SST

Special instructions
None

Reference Range
Male: <40
Female: <32

Units
IU/L

Linked to
LFT

Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
ALT preferred in investigation of liver dysfunction as more specific. Measurement of AST:ALT ratio has fallen out of use.

 
 

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