A 45-year-old male asked:
what is sgot
3 doctor answers
Dr. Binny Koshy answered
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Liver: It's a liver enzymes. Can be elevated in liver disease or use of certain medications.
Answered on Sep 15, 2013
Dr. Janice Alexander answered
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Liver enzyme.: Sgot is one of the liver enzyme markers . This transaminase is elevated when the liver is irritated by disease, infection, or with certain medications.
Answered on May 7, 2015
Dr. Marsha Davis answered
28 years experience Internal Medicine
A liver enzyme: Also known as ast. It is usually also measured with alt . If ast is elevated out of proportion to other liver enzymes it is typical of alcohol abuse. Liver enzymes go up wi things that cause liver irritation.
Answered on Jun 9, 2015