This test is used to evaluate the level of alanine aminotransferase in the blood. This enzyme is produced by the liver and its level in blood is a direct indication about the function of liver. This test is used to diagnose any kind of injury or inflammation in the liver. This test is more sensitive than AST and is recommended for the diagnosis of hepatitis A, B, C, Reye syndrome and liver injury. This test is also sensitive for the determination of risk factors associated with heart failure.
LabEspy recommends Health Testing Centers, Ulta Lab Tests, Direct Labs for this test.