Gamma glutamyl tranferase (GGT)

Test investigation

Gamma glutamyl tranferase (GGT)

Laboratory offering test

NNUH, QEH, JPUH

Units

U/L

Also known as/Frequency of test

GGT, γGT, gammaGT

Comments precautions

Sensitive indicator of liver disease. Increased after exposure to enzyme inducing drugs (including ethanol).

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Within 4 hours/8 hours

Reference intervals

Male: 12 – 64 U/L Female: 9 – 36 U/L

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH