Mnemonic: ALT
Container: Plasma Separator
Alternative Container: Serum, Serum Separator
Handling: Centrifuge within 4 hrs. of collection
Reject Criteria: GROSS HEMOLYSIS
Methodology: Methodology: Enzymatic
Reported: Routine 4 hr, STAT 1hr
CPT: 84460
Department: Main Lab
Preferred Volume: 1.0 ml serum or heparinized plasma
Minimum Volume: 0.5ML
Stability: 3 days at room temp; 7 days refrigerated; 7 days frozen
Performed: DAILY
Units: U/L
Reference Range: 0-40 U/L
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