862.1100 Aspartate amino transferase (AST/SGOT) test system.§ 862.1100 Aspartate amino transferase (AST/SGOT) test system.
(a) Identification. An aspartate amino transferase (AST/SGOT) test system is a device intended to measure the activity of the enzyme aspartate amino transferase (AST) (also known as a serum glutamic oxaloacetic transferase or SGOT) in serum and plasma. Aspartate amino transferase measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of certain types of liver and heart disease.
(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 862.9.[52 FR 16122, May 1, 1987, as amended at 84 FR 71796, Dec. 30, 2019]