Glutamic Pyruvate Transaminase, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: SGPT
POE DESCRIPTION: SGPT
CPT CODE: 84460
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: 0-40 units/L
TEST SYNONYM(S):ALT; GPT; SGPT