ALT Blood Test | Alanine Transaminase Blood Test
ALT Blood Test or Alanine Transaminase Blood Test is a test that checks for liver damage. This test is useful to find out if a disease, drug, or injury has damaged your liver. Your liver does a lot of important things for your body, one of them is to make a fluid called bile that helps your body digest food.
Measuring the level of ALT in a person’s blood can help evaluate liver function or determine the underlying cause of a liver problem. The ALT test is often part of an initial screening for liver disease.
Preparation: There is no special preparation for this test.