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GGTP (Gamma GT), Serum Test

Gamma Glutamyl Transferase
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Description - GGT or Gamma-glutamyl Transferase enzyme, primarily concentrated in the liver, carries out various liver functions. It is one of the first liver enzymes that spike up when the liver undergoes damage. A GGTP test is often recommended for ascertaining any liver or bile duct disease in the body. Overview of the GGTP Test GGTP is an acronym for Gamma-glutamyl Transpeptidase. GGTP is a common enzyme found in many body cells and tissues, including the liver. E ....Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

GGTP is a liver function test that measures the level of gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) in your blood. GGT is an enzyme that helps to break down amino acids and detoxify drugs and other substances in your body.

The GGTP test is used to help diagnose liver diseases, such as hepatitis and cirrhosis. It can also be used to monitor the progress of liver damage and to check for side effects of certain medications that can damage the liver.

The GGTP test is used to help diagnose liver diseases, such as hepatitis and cirrhosis. It can also be used to monitor the progress of liver damage and to check for side effects of certain medications that can damage the liver.

If you have any of the following symptoms, you should take a GGTP test:

-Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes)
- itching
- dark urine
- light colored stools
- pain in the right side of the abdomen
- fatigue
- loss of appetite

There are a few things you can do to lower your GGTP test level.

  • First, you can try to avoid medications that can raise GGTP levels, such as certain antibiotics and anticonvulsants.
  • Second, you can drink plenty of fluids to help flush out the GGTP from your system.
  • Third, you can eat a healthy diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables.
  • Fourth, you can exercise regularly to help keep your liver and kidneys functioning properly.
  • Fifth, you can take supplements that have been shown to lower GGTP levels, such as milk thistle or dandelion root extract.
  • Finally, if you have any other underlying medical conditions that could be causing your high GGTP level, be sure to treat those conditions as well.

Yes, it is safe to take GGTP test.

- You will need to avoid taking any medications that could affect the results of the test. Be sure to tell your doctor about all the medications you are taking, including over-the-counter drugs and supplements.

- Also, you should avoid drinking alcohol for 24 hours before the test.

- Third, you will need to make sure you have someone with you who can drive you home after the test, as sedation may be used during the procedure.

- Finally, be sure to follow any other instructions your doctor gives you in preparation for the GGTP test.

It requires you to fast for 12 hours before your blood is drawn.

Yes, home sample collection is available for GGTP Test. One can opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.

Normal Range of Gamma Glutamyl Transferase (GGT) Test is:

Gamma Glutamyl Transferase (GGT) Age Wise Male Female
1  - 182 Days 12 - 122 U/L 15 - 132 U/L
183 - 365 Days 1 - 39 U/L 1 - 39 U/L
1 Year - 12 Years 3 - 22 U/L 4 - 22 U/L
13 Years - 18 Years 4 - 42 U/L 4 - 24 U/L
Adult Normal Range  
Male (>18 Years) < 55 U/L  
Female (>18 Years) < 38 U/L  

About This Test

GGT or Gamma-glutamyl Transferase enzyme, primarily concentrated in the liver, carries out various liver functions. It is one of the first liver enzymes that spike up when the liver undergoes damage.
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Queries about this test

#1 Ggtp serum high means

Ans: One common cause of high GGTP levels is liver disease. Conditions like hepatitis, cirrhosis, or even excessive alcohol consumption can lead to liver damage and subsequently result in higher GGTP readings.

#2 Serum ggt means

Ans: Serum ggt, also known as serum gamma-glutamyl transferase, is an enzyme found in the liver and other tissues. It plays a role in breaking down certain substances in the body, such as drugs and toxins.

#3 Ggtp serum low

Ans: A low level of GGTP in your blood might initially seem like a positive result. It could potentially suggest that your liver is functioning well and there are no underlying issues affecting its performance.

#4 Ggtp serum high in hindi

Ans: सीरम जीजीटी, जिसे सीरम गामा-ग्लूटामाइल ट्रांसफरेज़ के रूप में भी जाना जाता है, यकृत और अन्य ऊतकों में पाया जाने वाला एक एंजाइम है। यह शरीर में कुछ पदार्थों, जैसे दवाओं और विषाक्त पदार्थों को तोड़ने में भूमिका निभाता है।

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