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Aspartate Transaminase AST (SGOT)

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Aspartate Transaminase AST (SGOT) Test

An enzyme that is to be found in the muscle of the heart, in the liver, the kidneys, the pancreas and the red cells.
Testing moment
No fasting needed prior to blood sampling.
Low values causes
  • Pregnancy
High values causes
  • Heart lesions (infarction)
  • Troubles at the muscular level
  • Liver troubles
  • Certain drugs

Associated tests : ALTbilirubin et alkaline phosphatase.

Do not engage in strenuous physical activity the evening before and on the testing day

How to get tested

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a blood test at home for the purpose of evaluating your Aspartate Transaminase AST (SGOT).

Perscription & Insurance

All our tests require a medical prescription recommended by any practicing doctor in the province of Quebec.

These prescriptions are necessary in order to proceed with either test and we urge that all medical requests originating from offices or clinics be duly identified.

All medical analysis requested by your doctor are reimbursed by a majority of private insurance companies!