- The SGPT test checks for and measures damage to the liver. It is also done to check medical treatments that may affect the liver.
- SGPT is an enzyme called serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase. Enzymes are chemicals that help the cells of your body work. SGPT is an enzyme made in the liver. It is released into the blood when tissues are damaged.
- SGPT test is prescribed to diagnose the level of damage done to liver due to hepatitis, alcohol, gallstones, or medicines that affect the liver health.