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[Product Descriptions]

ALT and AST are enzymes that are measured to help assess liver damage. ALT and AST levels are monitored in patients who are taking certain medications to lower cholesterol, control diabetes or treat other diseases. A normal ALT range is 10-40 U/L (units per liter). A normal AST range is 10-30 U/L (units per liter). Time to Results: 5 min. Sample Amount (whole blood or serum): 35 µL.



The Cholestech LDX® System enables health care professionals to get a full lipid profile and monitor liver enzymes with both ALT and AST results at the point of care.

Get the information you need to monitor liver enzymes and make any necessary adjustments in a single patient visit. No outside labs, no waiting for results and no patient callbacks!

The Cholestech LDX ALT•AST test cassettes run on your CLIA-waived Cholstech LDX System requiring only a single fingerstick and delivering lab-accurate, reimbursable results all in just 5 minutes! 


[Which drugs require ALT•AST monitoring?]

  • Lipid-Lowering:
  • Statins: Lipitor®, Zocor®, Mevacor®, Pravachol®, Lescol®, Crestor®, Advicor®, Caduet®, Vytorin®, lovastatin, pravastatin, simvastatin
  • Fibrates: Tricor®, Lopid®, gemfibrozil
  • Nicotinic acid
  • Antidiabetic:
  • Glitazones: Avandia®, Avandamet®, Avandaryl™, Actos®, Actoplus met™, Duetact™
  • Precose®
  • Antihypertensive:
  • ACE inhibitors, calcium antagonists, Caduet®
  • Selected Other Drugs:
  • Accutane®, Arava®, Naprosyn®, Lamisil®, Diclofenac®, Tasmar®, Soriatane®, methotrexate
Note : This is a special order item. It will take about 1-2 weeks to arrive.