What is an SGPT (ALT) Test?

The alanine aminotransferase test (ALT) is a type of blood test that checks for liver damage. A doctor will usually prescribe this test when he/she detects any diseases, injuries, or drug-induced trauma to the liver. This particular test can also see if there is any liver damage due to hepatitis or cirrhosis.

SGPT Test Price in Pakistan

The SGPT test cost in Pakistan ranges from (400-700) Rupees. The SGPT test price in Pakistan varies depending on the lab and city you choose for your test. However, to get a discount on ALT blood test prices from the best reliable labs in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Multan, and other major cities, you can book your test from Healthwire.

How Can I Book SGPT (ALT) Test Near Me?

You can easily book an SGPT test online. For efficient service and affordable ALT blood test costs in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and other major cities, you can rely on Healthwire. You can call us at 042352500989/02137130261 or click on the test for instant booking of the SGPT (ALT) test.

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  • You can also opt for free home sampling
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Why is ALT Test Important?

ALT is an enzyme that is important for liver functioning. ALT is used in the liver to break down food into energy. Routinely ALT is low in your liver. However, in case of any liver dysfunction, ALT is released by the liver in an aggressive amount. This becomes a huge indicator of an unhealthy liver.

Why is SGPT Test Required?

A doctor will recommend you this test after observing your symptoms such as;

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Swelling of the face or body
  • Vomiting
  • Itchy skin
  • Very dark urine
  • Extreme fatigue
  • You have been diagnosed with hepatitis virus
  • You've been a habitual alcohol
  • You have a family history of liver problems

What Do the AGPT (ALT) Results Mean?

A normal ALT Ranges from 7 to 55 units per litre. For men, the range can scoot a bit higher. Any more than this means there is some abnormality going on in the liver region. Moderately high ALT in the blood can mean;

  • Alcohol abuse 
  • Kidney damage 
  • Damage to red blood cells 
  • Excess of vitamin A 
  • Some blockage of the bile ducts 
  • Heart attack or heart failure 

An abnormally high ALT can mean 

  • Acute hepatitis
  • An overdose of certain drugs 
  • Liver cancer 
  • Sepsis

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