Test Catalog

Test ID: GGT    
Gamma-Glutamyltransferase (GGT), Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosing and monitoring hepatobiliary disease, it is currently the most sensitive enzymatic indicator of liver disease

 

Ascertaining whether observed elevations of alkaline phosphatase are due to skeletal disease (normal gamma-glutamyltransferase: GGT) or reflect the presence of hepatobiliary disease (elevated GGT)

 

A screening test for occult alcoholism

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Photometric Rate

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Gamma Glutamyltransferase (GGT), S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidase (GGTP)
GGT (Gamma-Glutamyltransferase)
GGTP (Gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidase)
Transpeptidase, Gamma-Glutamyl