Gamma Glutamyl Transferase, Serum or Plasma
0020009
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
GT
Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube or plasma separator tube. Also acceptable: Pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 months  
Reference Interval
By report (reports may vary based on instrumentation)  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82977
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020009Gamma Glutamyl Transferase
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Aliases
  • Gamma GT
  • Gamma-Glutamyl
  • Gamma-glutamyl Transpeptidase
  • Gamma-Glutamyltranspeptidase
  • GGT
  • GGTP
  • GT