Alanine aminotransferase (ALT/SGPT), albumin: globulin (A: G) ratio, albumin, alkaline phosphatase, aspartate aminotransferase (AST/SGOT), bilirubin total, BUN, Bun: creatinine ratio, calcium, carbon dioxide, chloride, creatinine, calcium, potassium, protein total and sodium. is one of the most common tests used to assess and monitor overall health status because it provides important information about the current status of kidney and liver function, a basic review of electrolytes as well as blood proteins and fluid balance. This test can offer important information about blood sugar when done fasting.
Test Preparation For Optimal Results:
It is best to be fasting for approximately 9-12 hours prior to lab collection (without food or liquids except water).
Disclaimer: Your health care provider should evaluate a deviation from normal ranges.