Item Value
Test name Aspartate 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
0-7 days 24-100
8-30 days 20-72
1 month - 11 months 13-65
1 year - 5 years 18-63
≥ 6 years 17-42


Note:
1. Normal range for infants 0-1 year adapted from "Pediatric Reference Intervals", 6th edition, AACC Press, 2007, method 1.
2. Normal range for 1 to 6 year old children adapted from Beckman Coulter's "Pediatric Reference Range Guidelines for Synchron Systems" Bulletin 9345
3. Normal range for children >6 years adapted using adult normal ranges after comparison of Beckman Coulter's "Pediatric Reference Range Guidelines for Synchron Systems" Bulletin 9345 and adult normal ranges.
4. Normal range for adults was determined by testing 270 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

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