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Laboratory Medicine

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Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase, Fluid

Test Name

Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase, Fluid

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 1ml Body Fluid

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Body fluid collected in red top vacutainer or sterile urine container. Indicate source of fluid

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Stability: Stable at room temperature for 1 week, refrigerated for 1 week and frozen -15 to -20°C for 2 months

Transportation: Transport at room temperature ASAP. Spin if sample time of collection to time sample get to lab exceeds 2hrs

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Centrifuge to remove cellular material.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled, leaking and/or non sufficient quantity (Not Sufficient Quantity) will be rejected

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

1 hour stat/trauma, 2 hours routine

Test Utilization

Reference Value

See Report

Test Code

FGGT

Methodology

Spectrophotometric

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019