Medical Education Division
Our Products
On-Line Store

Google
 
Web www.brooksidepress.org

Military Obstetrics & Gynecology
SGPT (Serum Glutamic-Pyruvic Transaminase)
ALT (Alanine Amino Transferase)

Contents    Introduction    Learning  Objectives    Textbook    Lectures    Procedures    Final Exam    Library    Laboratory    Pharmacy    Imaging    Forms    Videos    About the Author    Contact Us

 

 
SGPT is an enzyme found primarily in the liver. Lesser amounts are found in the heart, skeletal muscle and kidney.

Elevations found in:

  • Any traumatic injury to any of these structures. 
  • Any disease affecting one of these structures.
  • Cirrhosis (Mild increase)
  • Liver metastasis (Mild increase)
  • Obstructed bile duct (Moderate increase)
  • Myocardial Infarction (Variable increase)
  • Hepatitis (Moderate increase)
  • Pancreatitis (Moderate increase)
  • Infectious mononucleosis

Normal Values*

Men 7-17 U/L

Women

0-35 U/L
Pregnancy 0-35 U/L

*These are general values taken from a variety of sources. The actual normal values may vary from lab to lab and from one type of testing protocol to another.

 

Source: Operational Medicine 2001,  Health Care in Military Settings, NAVMED P-5139, May 1, 2001, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy, 2300 E Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20372-5300

Military Obstetrics & Gynecology
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Medical Education Division, Brookside Associates, Ltd.
All rights reserved

Other Brookside Products