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Alanine Amino Transferase
Test Code: VALT
Synonyms/Keywords
GPT, SGPT, ALT, Alanine Amino Trasferase
Species
Alpaca, Avian, Bovine, Camelid, Canine, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, Mouse, Other, Ovine, Porcine, Primate, Rabbit, Rat
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​Serum/Plasma ​Red Top Tube (RTT)

​Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT)

0.5  mL​ ​60 uL
Collection Processing Instructions

Serum/Plasma must be separated from clot within 1 hour of collection.

Label tube with animal’s name

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum/Plasma ​Refrigerate ​1 week
​Serum/Plasma ​Frozen ​6 months
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Cleveland ​Monday through Saturday Less than 2 hours​ Kinetic Rate/Olympus AU​​
​Marshfield Monday through Saturday​ Less than 2 hours​ Kinetic Rate/Olympus AU​​
​Milwaukee Monday through Saturday​ Less than 2 hours​ Kinetic Rate/Olympus AU​​
​Minneapolis ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Kinetic Rate/Olympus AU
Marshfield Center Laboratory Section
Test Information
Optimally, refrigerated serum should be analyzed within 3-5 days of collection for most chemistry assays.
Reference Intervals
Test Code: VALT
Test: Alanine Amino Transferase
Units:  U/L
Canine                  
14-151
Feline
23-145
Bovine
10-33
Equine
5-13
Camelid / Llama
5-18
Alpaca
5-21
Ferret
78-149
Caprine
11-28
Porcine
30-53
Ovine
11-26
Rat           
59-166
Rabbit
15-50
Synonyms/Keywords
GPT, SGPT, ALT, Alanine Amino Trasferase
Species
Alpaca, Avian, Bovine, Camelid, Canine, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, Mouse, Other, Ovine, Porcine, Primate, Rabbit, Rat
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​Serum/Plasma ​Red Top Tube (RTT)

​Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT)

0.5  mL​ ​60 uL
Collection Processing Instructions

Serum/Plasma must be separated from clot within 1 hour of collection.

Label tube with animal’s name

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum/Plasma ​Refrigerate ​1 week
​Serum/Plasma ​Frozen ​6 months
Test Information
Optimally, refrigerated serum should be analyzed within 3-5 days of collection for most chemistry assays.
Reference Intervals
Test Code: VALT
Test: Alanine Amino Transferase
Units:  U/L
Canine                  
14-151
Feline
23-145
Bovine
10-33
Equine
5-13
Camelid / Llama
5-18
Alpaca
5-21
Ferret
78-149
Caprine
11-28
Porcine
30-53
Ovine
11-26
Rat           
59-166
Rabbit
15-50
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Cleveland ​Monday through Saturday Less than 2 hours​ Kinetic Rate/Olympus AU​​
​Marshfield Monday through Saturday​ Less than 2 hours​ Kinetic Rate/Olympus AU​​
​Milwaukee Monday through Saturday​ Less than 2 hours​ Kinetic Rate/Olympus AU​​
​Minneapolis ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Kinetic Rate/Olympus AU
Laboratory Section
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.