Alanine Transaminase (ALT): Potential Sources of Error in your Lab Result

What is the Alanine Transaminase, and what does the Alanine Transaminase (ALT) test measure?

Alanine Transaminase ALT for short and is also known as Serum Glutamic Pyruvic Transaminase (SGPT).

It is an enzyme mostly found in the liver, but the test measures the amount/concentration of this enzyme in the blood.

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