AST - Overview: Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) (GOT), Serum

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

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

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

Yes

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

GOT
SGOT
Transaminase, SGOT
AST

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