What is SGOT Test or AST Test?
SGOT Test or AST Test is a part of the liver function test. SGOT test is done to assess the proper functioning of the liver by measuring the amount of serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase enzyme in the blood.
What is the normal range of SGOT Test or AST Test?
The normal range of SGOT Test or AST Test is usually within 5 to 40 units per litre of serum.
What do the deviations from the normal range indicate?
Higher values indicate:
- Liver damage
- Hepatitis A and B
Is there any preparation required for this test?
No special preparation is required.