30690:GAMMA GLUTAMYL TRANSPEPTIDASE (GGT)

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30690:GAMMA GLUTAMYL TRANSPEPTIDASE (GGT)
Alias Names: GGT
Methodology: Enzymatic Rate
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 82977
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL green top tube (heparin) or one 4.5 mL light green plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Centrifuge SST or PST within 2 hours of collection and transport in original tube. Centrifuge green top tube within 2 hours of collection and separate plasma into a plastic vial for transport. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis; tubes other than those specified.
MEDICARE MAY REQUIRE A SIGNED ADVANCE BENEFICIARY NOTICE (ABN) FOR THIS TEST

8-60 IU/L