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AST (SGOT)

Mnemonic:    [AST]
Name:    AST (SGOT)
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    Male: 0 - 55 U/L
 Female: 0 - 45 U/L
  Method:    Rate Transamination of L-aspartate @ 670