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SGOT in Bangalore

Also known as Aspartate transaminase, Serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase, AST, Aspartate Aminotransferase
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Male, Female
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  1. No special preparation is required.

Understanding SGOT in Bangalore


What is SGOT in Bangalore?

An SGOT test measures the level of serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT), also known as the aspartate aminotransferase (AST) enzyme in the blood. This enzyme is found in various tissues throughout the body, with a high concentration in the liver, heart, kidney, and muscles. This test is used to assess liver function and diagnose conditions such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver damage. It is widely available at an affordable price in Bangalore with Tata 1mg labs. 

Your doctor may suggest an SGOT test if you exhibit symptoms of liver damage such as jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes), dark urine, light-colored stools, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, or fatigue. No special preparation is required for this test. You may eat and drink normally as per your daily routine. However, it would be best to inform your doctor about any medications or supplements you are taking, as some may affect an SGOT test results.

What does SGOT measure?

An SGOT test measures the levels of serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT), also known as aspartate aminotransferase (AST), an enzyme produced by the liver. SGOT is present in most body cells, most abundantly in the liver and heart. The primary function of this enzyme is to convert food into glycogen (a form of glucose), which is stored in the cells, primarily the liver. The body uses this glycogen to generate energy for various body functions.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about SGOT in Bangalore


Frequently Asked Questions about SGOT in Bangalore

Q. How is an AST test performed?

A trained professional will clean your skin using an antiseptic alcohol cotton swab or wipe, and take a blood sample from your vein using a needle. The blood sample will be stored safely and transported to the laboratory for analysis.

Q. What are the other names for an SGOT blood test?

An SGOT blood test is also known as aspartate transaminase (AST) or aspartate aminotransferase test.

Q. Is fasting required before an SGOT test?

No, fasting is not required before an SGOT test. You can eat or drink as per your daily schedule before the test.

Q. Can I schedule the SGOT test online in Bangalore near me?

Yes. In Bangalore, you can schedule the SGOT test near you with Tata 1mg Labs. The test is easy to book, cost-effective, and available with a comprehensive report.

Q. Is home sample collection possible for an SGOT test in Bangalore?

Yes, home sample collection is possible for an SGOT test in Bangalore with Tata 1mg Labs. You can also choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I book an SGOT test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bangalore?

The booking process for an SGOT test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bangalore is straightforward and hassle-free. Follow these steps to schedule a test online: 1). Go to the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add your preferred test to the shopping cart. 3). Choose a time and day that works for you as long as you also take the essential prerequisites into account. 4). A confirmation notification will be sent to you with all the details once the booking is complete.

Q. What is the cost of an SGOT test in Bangalore?

Tata 1mg Labs allows you to book tests at an affordable price in Bangalore. An SGOT test can be booked at a pocket-friendly budget of Rs. 180.

Q. How long does it take Tata 1mg Labs to provide the reports of an SGOT test in Bangalore?

We at Tata 1mg Labs recognize the value of prompt results. We strive to deliver test results with quick turnaround times so you can receive the information promptly. The reports of an SGOT test in Bangalore are often provided in 15 hours.
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SGOT test price for other cities


Price inMumbaiRs. 210
Price inKolkataRs. 170
Price inNew DelhiRs. 180
Price inGurgaonRs. 180
Price inHyderabadRs. 210
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