Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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GGTP

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2350         Geisinger Epic ID: 14358

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma or Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL of serum or plasma; minimum 0.2 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge to separate serum or plasma. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 1 year.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
GGTP (U/L)
0 to 182 days: <=132
183 days to <1 year: <=39
1 year to <13 years: <=22
13 years to < 18 years - female: <=24
13 years to <18 years male: <=42
>= 18 years: Male: 0-60. Female 0-40
CPT code(s):
82977
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Gamma glutamyl transpeptidase.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
GGTP, GGT, G-G-TRANSPEPTIDASE
Clinical significance:
Elevated GGTP is found in all forms of liver disease. Measurement of GGTP is used in the diagnosis and treatment of alcoholic cirrhosis as well as primary and secondary liver tumors.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 01/13/2021

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily, Monday - Sunday
Performed stat? Yes
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