Wednesday, October 13, 2010

(SGPT) Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase / Alkaline Aminotransferase (ALT)

1.      Alkaline Aminotransferase (ALT) Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase (SGPT)
Introduction

Normal Range
         Males
          Females
    1-3 years
   10 – 40 U/L
       9 - 25 U/L
  5 – 45 U/L

Increased in
Other causes are: obesity (not AST); Severe preeclampsia (both); Rapidly progressing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (both), levels in females approximately 75% of those in males