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What does it mean if my liver AST/SGOT reads 61 and my

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What does it mean if my liver AST/SGOT reads 61 and my ALT/SGPT reads 64? Is this bad??
Submitted: 8 years ago.
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Expert:  Nurse Annie replied 8 years ago.
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For AST, each lab has a different normal for ast, which some labs quoting 8-35 U/L or 5-40 IU/L as the norm. In this case this would mean that your level is high. You can read more about this test here including what a high level means
http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/ast/test.html

For ALT a normal range is also variable from lab to lab, but some labs have a normal as 4-36 U/L or 0.07-0.62 microKat/L. So in this case this would also be high. You can read more about this test including what a high level means
http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/alanine-aminotransferase-alt
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