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Serum γ-glutamyltransferase, γ-glutamyl transpeptidase, GGT, SGGT.
To assist in diagnosing and monitoring liver disease.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Plasma collected in a green-top (heparin) tube is also acceptable.
(Method: Enzymatic spectrophotometry)
|Age||Conventional & SI Units|
|Newborn–6 mo||12–122 units/L|
|7 mo and older|
| Male||0–30 units/L|
| Female||0–24 units/L|
|Values may be elevated in older adults due to the effects of medications and the presence of multiple chronic or acute diseases with or without muted symptoms.|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Γ-Glutamyltranspeptidase." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425417/all/γ_Glutamyltranspeptidase.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Γ-Glutamyltranspeptidase. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425417/all/γ_Glutamyltranspeptidase. Accessed April 22, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Γ-Glutamyltranspeptidase. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425417/all/γ_Glutamyltranspeptidase
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Γ-Glutamyltranspeptidase [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425417/all/γ_Glutamyltranspeptidase.
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