AST (Aspartate aminotransferase)

NameAST (Aspartate aminotransferase)
Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting UnitsU/L
Reference RangeB  <15 days
B  15 days – 1 year
B  1 year – 7 years
B  7 years – 11 years
F  12 years – 18 years
M 12 years – 18 years
F  17+ years
M  17+ years
0 – 155
0 – 63
0 – 41
0 – 33
0 – 23
0 – 32
0 – 32
0 – 40
Analytical Range5 – 7000
AvailabilityNDDH (24/7)
Target turnaround time2 hours
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparationN/A
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on test4 days
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: June 6, 2019