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gamma-Glutamyl Transferase (GGT)

Tube Type

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/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  micro: 200 µL blood/serum separator bullet/gold top
Stability  
Unspun, room temperature: <6 hours
Spun, room temperature: <7 days
Spun, refrigerator: <7 days
Spun, frozen: <2 months
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: YES 
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.

Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions:

Centrifuge, aliquot, refrigerate

Reference Range   see Table below
Comment
Reference Ranges: GGT
Age/Sex

 Male

(U/L)

Female 

(U/L)

Unspecified

 (U/L)

0-1 months <151 <151 <151
1-2 months <114 <114 <114
2-5 months <81 <81 <81
5 months +  13-68  11-48 12-58

Reviewed by jcayless on December 19, 2017

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.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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