This article is from the Interpretation Of Lab Test Profiles, by Ed Uthman firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Increase of aspartate aminotransferase (AST, formerly called
"SGOT") is seen in any condition involving necrosis of
hepatocytes, myocardial cells, or skeletal muscle cells. [See
"Bilirubin, total," below] Decreased serum AST is of no known