ALT is present in high concentrations in the liver and to a lesser extent in skeletal muscle, kidney and heart. In conjunction with other liver enzyme tests it can aid in the diagnosis of a number of liver diseases such as viral hepatitis, toxic liver necrosis and cirrhosis among others.
1 – 40 U/L
Gold top serum separating tube (SST)
Biochemistry Lab, James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, TS4 3BW