What is an Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test?
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) is an enzyme. Enzymes are various types of proteins that enable most bodily processes. AST appears mostly in the liver, but it is found in numerous tissues in the body. When cells are damaged, AST can be released into the bloodstream. For this reason, abnormal values of AST in a blood sample can be an indication of an underlying problem. AST is also called serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT).
When is the Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test recommended?
It is recommended:
In case of symptoms of the liver disorder, such as pain in the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, and yellow skin (jaundice).
When a risk of exposure to the hepatitis virus.
What does it measure?
The Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test is used to measure:
The amount of aspartate aminotransferase in your blood.
The part of a panel of other enzymes and proteins in the blood, because it provides your doctor with a better view of your overall condition compared to only monitoring the AST test result.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test?
The cost of the Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test in Bangalore is Rs. 170.
How often should I get tested for the Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test?
The Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your symptoms and conditions.
What are the normal ranges of the Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test?
What is the type of sample required?
We require blood for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
The test can be taken at any time.
Is fasting required for the Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test in Bangalore?
Log onto www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you.
Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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