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what is the difference between sgpt and sgot?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Different enzymes: Sgot (ast) and SGPT (alt) are both present in liver cells. Ast is also present in red cells, heart, muscles etc, whereas alt is more specific to liver cells. See this site for more info. http://www.medicinenet.com/liver_blood_tests/page2.htm.
Answered on Apr 16, 2020

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