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ID:313 Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase
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DescriptionLiver enzyme
IndicationLiver function testing. Useful in determining alcohol abuse and the source of an increased ALP.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationRaised in most hepatobiliary diseases particularly if cholestasis is present. Levels much higher than AST/ALT in alcoholic hepatitis.

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeSerum or Heparin
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsUse Gold top (serum gel) tube except for Intensive care units, renal unit, transplant unit, patients on IV heparin (use Green/yellow top tube for these patients).
Min. Vol1 mL
Freq.Weekdays

Ref. Range (Male)<90
Ref. Range (Female)<50
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsiu/L
IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : . Review due on 21/06/2017 11:53:45. Published By S.Bennett on 21/06/2016 11:53:45.