What is Gamma Glutamyl Transferase?
It may be ordered when someone has an elevated Alkaline phosphatase level or as a part of liver panel to screen for liver damage. It may be ordered as a follow up to other liver function tests when a person has signs and symptoms like jaundice, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, itching, dark urine.
The sample type collected for Gamma Glutamyl Transferase is: Blood
Preparation for Gamma Glutamyl Transferase
- No special preparation required
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