• Test Code - PL0037
  • Test Name - SGPT
  • Views - 590 Views
  • Book Test

Test Details & Preparation


  • Serum Glutamic-Pyruvic Transaminase (SGPT) test is done to screen for liver damage or to help diagnose liver disease.

  • Serum Glutamic-Pyruvic Transaminase (SGPT) test is performed when a doctor thinks that you have symptoms of a liver disorder.

  • A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm for a Serum Glutamic-Pyruvic Transaminase (SGPT) test.

  • No test preparation is needed for a Serum Glutamic-Pyruvic Transaminase (SGPT) test.

  • Normally, levels of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) in the blood are low.

  • Very high levels of ALT (more than 10 times normal) are usually due to acute hepatitis, sometimes due to a viral infection. In acute hepatitis, ALT levels usually stay high for about 1-2 months but can take as long as 3-6 months to return to normal.

  • ALT levels are usually not as high in chronic hepatitis, often less than 4 times normal. In this case, ALT levels often vary between normal and slightly increased, so the test may be ordered frequently to see if there is a pattern.


Breast Cancer Screening Package for Women img Price - 13000.00 Discount - 6500.00Payable - 6500.00 Book Now
Senior Citizen Checkup (Male & Female) img Price - 2575.00 Discount - 772.50Payable - 1802.50 Book Now
Full Body Health Checkup I img Price - 2200.00 Discount - 0.00Payable - 2200.00 Book Now
Ask a Query