SGPT -ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASES
- Alanine aminotransferase test is also known as SGPT test which stands for serum glutamic pyruvic-transaminase test. It helps to screen for liver damage and helps to diagnose liver disease.
- The alanine aminotransferase test is done:
- As a part of a comprehensive metabolic panel
- In case of symptoms of the liver disorder such as pain in the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, jaundice