Treatment for high AST and ALT varies greatly and is entirely dependent on the cause, states Cleveland Clinic and Healthline. When high levels are detected, further testing to determine the cause is common. High AST and ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

High aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase counts may indicate liver damage, including disease, according to WebMD. The extent of liver tissue damage is directly related to the amount of AST and ALT in ... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

Normal levels on ALT blood tests range from 10 to 40 international units per liter, while scores between 10 and 34 international units per liter are normal for AST tests, states MedlinePlus. The tests measure the amount ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels
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Reducing ALT or AST level is not possible in most cases, as elevated ALT levels normally indicate liver damage and elevated AST levels indicate tissue damage or damage to an organ such as the brain or heart, states WebMD... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Normal ranges for ALT liver tests are 7 to 55 units per liter and 8 to 48 units per liter for AST, states Mayo Clinic. These ranges are established for adult men and may differ with women and children. Normal ranges may ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

AST stands for "aspartate transaminase," and SGOT stands for "serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase," according to Lab Tests Online. AST and SGOT are different names for the same enzyme. The AST blood test is a test us... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Lower levels of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) are good. These indicate that the liver is functioning properly, states WebMD. Liver problems may be suspected if ALT and AST levels are... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels