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gamma-Glutamyl Transferase (GGT)

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Reference Ranges: GGT

Test ID   LAB85
EPIC Order
  GAMMA GT (GGT)
CPT Code(s)   82977
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube/Mint Green top. Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
  micro: 200 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability  
Unspun, room temperature: <6 hours
Spun/Separated, room temperature: <7 days
Spun/Separated, refrigerator: <7 days
Spun/Separated, frozen: <2 months
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range  
Male <73 U/L
Female <38 U/L
Reference Ranges effective 7/13/2021
Comment

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on July 13, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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