SGOT(AST) 

Test Details:

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.

Test Required for:

AST is an enzyme found in many organs such as liver, heart cells and in less amount in kidneys and muscles. AST level is used to detect and monitor liver disease and other medical conditions such as acute myocardial infarction.

Test Ordered for:

It is a part of liver function test and a screening for any possible liver disorders.

Test Recommended:

To check for proper liver functioning. High values indicate liver damage and Hepatitis A and B.

  • Preparation : No ServicePreparation needed/ as directed by physician
  • Online Report Delivery : Same Day
  • Sample Type : Blood

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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.

SGOT-Genupathlabs.jpg 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.