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What does it mean to have an alanine aminotransferase of 35?

What does it mean to have an alanine aminotransferase of 35?

Normal: This is an ezyme in the liver that is usually increased during infection and inflammation in the liver. In most labs, under 40 is considered normal level. ...Read more

Aminotransferase (Definition)

Aminotransferase: an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of an amino group from a donor molecule to a recipient molecule. The donor molecule is usually an Amino Acid and the recipient molecule is usually an alpha-2 keto acid. Two of the best-known enzymes in this class are serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) and serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (sgpt), both of ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: alanine aminotransferase?

What is the definition or description of: alanine aminotransferase?

ALT: Alanine aminotransferase is an enzyme that is found in blood serum and in some tissues, most notably liver cells. It is commonly measured clinically in the diagnostic evaluation of liver injury. It can be significantly elevated in a variety of entities, including diabetes, heart failure, hepatitis, myopathies and other entities. When found, one needs to determine the reason for the elevation. ...Read more

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My Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT/SGPT) is 58 U/L should I be worried?

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Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT/SGPT) is 58 U/L should I be worried?

Not really: It is a very mild elevation and there are multiple reasons that it could be elevated. Talk to your Dr. to figure out which one it is for you. ...Read more

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I made blood test for alanine aminotransferase.Result of my rrange is 30 u/l. Is it not save?

I made blood test for alanine aminotransferase.Result of my rrange  is 30 u/l.
Is it not save?

ALT okay: Your alt result is okay, but a single test result may not be meaningful. Why did you have the test done? Do you have any symptoms? Please discuss your symptoms, if any, your eating and drinking, exercise, weight and other issues with your doctor. ...Read more

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I did a liver profile test : alkaline phosphatase 47.1 u/l aspartate aminotransferase (sgot )39 u/l alanine transaminase (sgpt)53.7 u/l?

I did a liver profile test :
alkaline phosphatase 47.1 u/l
aspartate aminotransferase (sgot )39 u/l alanine transaminase (sgpt)53.7 u/l?

Get a follow-up: Expect these to be repeated iwth you off alcohol and any meds you don't truly need. There may be a hepatitis, iron overload, wilson's ; maybe autoimmue hepatitis workup in your future. You also list B12 ; vitamin d deficiency; i trust these are being managed ; the causes identified. ...Read more

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67 yr-old with years of monthly blackouts, with a history of PVC's, adrenal insufficiency and hypothyroidism, looking for a definitive diagnosis.....?

67 yr-old with years of monthly blackouts, with a history of PVC's, adrenal insufficiency and hypothyroidism, looking for a definitive diagnosis.....?

Back to drawing board: Interesting case, cardiac wise an echo is needed to exclude structural heart disease, lv dysfunction, valve stenosis carotid dopplers to exclude bilateral carotid stenosis, a normal stress test raises the possibility of "balanced ischemia" where a normal stress is a false negative. May need to proceed with cardiac cath, a 67yo diabetic with pvcs and syncope may have a "high pretest probability" and as such, a negative stress test is not very helpful. Assuming echo and cath are unremarkable would then pursue from electrophysiology aspect, tilt table test and long term rhythm monitoring as out patient. Assuming no arrhythmias are uncovered then details of tilt result would dictate where to go next. Which is likely to assess autonomic function in a diabetic who may have autonomic dysfunction...this is all in the context of someone who is known to have adrenal insufficiency, on cortef but may need midodrine as well if tilt results showed vaso-depressor response. ...Read more

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28 yr-old with 8 yrs of autonomic, endocrinologic, and inflammatory symptoms, which have both a daily pattern and a seasonal pattern.....?

28 yr-old with 8 yrs of autonomic, endocrinologic, and inflammatory symptoms, which have both a daily pattern and a seasonal pattern.....?

Genetic counseling: you have been very thoroughly investigated but it did not lead to any diagnosis It is just a thought that genetic testing may give some lead , though not very hopeful . ...Read more

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I had a spot on adrenal gland, blood work results were high aspartate aminotransferase level, low phosphate level and high platelet mean volume. help.

I had a spot on adrenal gland, blood work results were high aspartate aminotransferase level, low phosphate level and high platelet mean volume. help.

Test results: You are analyzing your test results and getting panicky. Relax. Talk to your doctor, who is in the best position to connect the dots. A "spot" on the adrenal may be nothing and the other test results may not be significant either. Test results need to be interpreted in the context of your symptoms and physical exam, and how much outside the normal range. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: aminotransferase?

What is the definition or description of: aminotransferase?

An enzyme : Aminotransferase: an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of an amino group from a donor molecule to a recipient molecule. The donor molecule is usually an Amino Acid and the recipient molecule is usually an alpha-2 keto acid. Two of the best-known enzymes in this class are serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) and serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (sgpt), both of which are normally found. ...Read more

Alanine Aminotransferase (Definition)

Alanine aminotransferase is an enzyme that is found in blood serum and in some tissues, most notably liver cells. It is commonly measured clinically in the diagnostic evaluation of liver injury. It can be significantly elevated in a variety of entities, including diabetes, heart failure, hepatitis, myopathies and other entities. When found, one needs to determine the ...Read more


Alanine (Definition)

The l-isomer is one of the 20 Amino Acids encoded by the genetic code. Its codons are gcu, gcc, gca, and gcg. It is classified as a nonpolar amino acid. D-alanine occurs in bacterial cell walls and ...Read more