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Gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT)

Test Background
GGT, a highly liver-specific enzyme, is released into the vasculature as a consequence of hepatic impairment and induction through the action of certain drugs and alcohol.

Clinical Indications
Differential diagnosis of liver vs. bone injury Monitoring of alcohol abuse

Reference Range
Male: <55 IU/L Female: <40 IU/L

Sample Required
SST (gold top)

Sample Volume
0.5 mL

Turnaround Time
1 day

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