Gamma Glutamyl Transferase Test | GGT Test
Gamma Glutamyl Transferase Test or GGT Test measures the level of GGT in a blood sample. Gamma Glutamyl Transferase (GGT) is an enzyme found in many tissues including the liver (primarily) and kidneys, when elevated can indicate diseases of the liver, kidneys, biliary system (gallbladder or bile ducts) and pancreas.
It is normally ordered together with the Alkaline Phosphatase Test.
GGT is used to diagnose and treat alcoholic cirrhosis.
Preparation: Fasting is advisable 8 hours before the test (no food or drink except water).
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: