S -GT KL 1489
Glutamyl transferase levels in serum are strongly elevated in bile duct obstruction, both intra- and extrahepatic. They are also elevated in liver metastases, alcohol cirrhosis and hepatitis; the levels may remain elevated for weeks after viral hepatitis. Small increases in glutamyl transferase levels are seen in patients with fatty liver disease of various aetiologies.
Diagnostics and monitoring of hepatic and biliary diseases. Suspected excessive alcohol use.
1 mL of serum or Li-heparin plasma
Storage and delivery
Delivery at room temperature. Store refrigerated over the weekend.
Photometric, in accordance with IFCC recommendation.
1 – 2 weekdays
0 – 17 yrs below 50 below 50
18 – 39 yrs 10 – 45 10 – 80
from 40 yrs 10 – 75 15 – 115