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3215 GGTP (Gamma Glutamyl Transpeptidase)

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
7 Days 2 - 8° C
9-64 U/L

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Kinetic

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To differentiate between liver and bone disease as a cause for elevated alkaline phosphatase (ALP); sometimes to help detect liver disease and/or alcohol abuse. Elevated GGTP and ALP together are consistent with biliary disease.

CPT Codes

82977

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