2-8 C (ice packs)
Separated specimen stable for 7 days at 2-8C, 12 weeks at -20C
Plasma (lithium heparin, sodium heparin) DO NOT USE AMMONIUM HEPARIN
Draw tube or plastic pour off tube
NADH (without P-5′-P)
Greatest concentrations of AST are in heart, liver, muscle,and kidney tissue. Damage to these can greatly increase levels
AST-Aspartate Aminotranferase SGOT-serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase
Anything else included in test?