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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

AST

Synonyms

SGOT, Aspartate Aminotransferase

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

2 mL Blood

Volume and Container

5 mL light green top tube (lithium heparin); light green cap microtainer acceptable

Storage and Transport

 

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Wrong container

Turn Around Time

Routine: 2-4 hrs.    STAT: 1 hr.

Availability

 

CPT / HCPCS Code

84450

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

17,219,724

Last Updated

10/07/2003 10:59:27

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

1 full light green cap microtainer

Indications

 

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Core Laboratory  BI 2023  721-2120;  Cancer Center Lab, AM 2610, 706-721-1739

Schedule

Core Lab 24/7/365; Cancer Center Lab 8AM-5PM Mon-Fri

Request Form

Chemistry

Methodology

Advia 1800

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

11-34 U/L

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

AST or AST/SGOT

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir