GGT Test

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Also known as: Gamma-glutamyl transferase
Formal name: Gamma-Glutamyl transferase

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To screen for liver disease or alcohol abuse; and to help your doctor tell whether a raised concentration of alkaline phosphatase (ALP) in the bloodstream is due to liver or bone disease

When to Get Tested?

If your doctor thinks that you have symptoms of a liver disorder/disease

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

None required