This alanine aminotransferase test is used to screen for liver damage as well as help diagnose liver disease. Usually this test is ordered together with the aspartate aminotransferase (AST) or as part of a liver panel to screen for liver disease.
Some symptoms of liver disease are weakness, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain or swelling, jaundice, dark urine, light-colored stool and itching.
For those who experience symptoms assoicated with liver disease; Those who suspect or have a known liver disorder such as acute and chronic hepatitis and hepatic cirrhosis.
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.