Item Value
Test name Alanine transaminase, Plasma / Serum
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Chemistry
Normal range Male
0 - 17 years 20-60 U/L
≥18 years 12-60 U/L


Female:
0 - 3years 20-60 U/L
4 years - 17 years 20-50 U/L
≥18 years 11-50 U/L


Note:
1. Normal range for children 0 to <18 years adapted from "Pediatric Reference Intervals", 6th edition, AACC Press, 2007, method 4.
2. Normal range for adults was determined by testing 269 male and female healthy blood donors at UCSF.
Container type Light green top preferred, Gold top acceptable
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
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Sample type Plasma or serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667