To aid in evaluation of hepatic disorders.
Female: 8 - 35 IU/L; Male: 8 - 50 IU/L
- Gamma Glutamyl Transferase (GGT)
- GGTP (Gamma Glutamyl Transpeptidase)
- GGT (Gamma Glutamyl Transferase)
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.
GGTP is elevated, along with alkaline phosphatase, in cholestatic disease and metastatic cancer of the liver. GGTP levels are generally normal in bone diseases. GGTP levels are increased with chronic excessive alcohol intake, anticonvulsant therapy, and with chemotherapy.