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Test ID: AST    
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) (GOT), Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosing and monitoring liver disease, particularly diseases resulting in a destruction of hepatocytes

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Photometric Rate, L-Aspartate with Pyridoxyl-5-Phosphate

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST), S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Transaminase, SGOT