Within 24 hours
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube.
Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Specimens containing sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate, EDTA, or citrate. Hemolyzed specimens. Specimens containing cellular material.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
By report (reports may vary based on instrumentation).
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
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- Aspartate transaminase
- AST/ALT ratio
- Plasma AST
- serum AST
- Serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase
- Transaminase, SGOT