Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL
24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge
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.