|Indication||Liver function testing. Useful in determining alcohol abuse and the source of an increased ALP.
|Interpretation||Raised in most hepatobiliary diseases particularly if cholestasis is present. Levels much higher than AST/ALT in alcoholic hepatitis.
|Tube||Serum or Heparin|
|Collection Conditions||Use Gold top (serum gel) tube except for Intensive care units, renal unit, transplant unit, patients on IV heparin (use Green/yellow top tube for these patients).|
|Min. Vol||1 mL|
|Ref. Range (Male)||<90|
|Ref. Range (Female)||<50|
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| |
|Ref. Range Notes||
|IP Acute TAT||Refer to Website|
|IP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
|GP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|GP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
Originally edited by : . Review due on 21/06/2017 11:53:45. Published By S.Bennett on 21/06/2016 11:53:45.