Gamma Glutamyltransferase (GGT)

SI UNITS (recommended)

CONVENTIONAL UNITS



* The SI unit is the recommended method of reporting clinical laboratory results

Synonym
Gamma-glutamyl transferase, Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase, γ-glutamyl transferase, γ-glutamyl transpeptidase, GGT, GGTP, gamma-GT, EC 2.3.2.2
Units of measurement
nkat/l, µkat/l, nmol/(s•L), µmol/(s•L), U/L, IU/L, µmol/(min•L), µmol/(h•L), µmol/(h•mL)

Gamma‑glutamyltransferase is used in the diagnosis and monitoring of hepatobiliary diseases. Enzymatic activity of GGT is often the only parameter with increased values when testing for such diseases, and is one of the most sensitive indicators known.

Gamma‑glutamyltransferase is also a sensitive screening test for occult alcoholism. Elevated GGT activities are found in the serum of patients requiring long‑term medication with phenobarbital and phenytoin.

SI units Conversion Calculator. Convert Gamma Glutamyltransferase (GGT) level to nkat/l, µkat/l, nmol/(s•L), µmol/(s•L), U/L, IU/L, µmol/(min•L), µmol/(h•L), µmol/(h•mL). Clinical laboratory units online conversion from conventional or traditional units to Si units. Table of conversion factors for Gamma Glutamyltransferase (GGT) unit conversion to nkat/l, µkat/l, nmol/(s•L), µmol/(s•L), U/L, IU/L, µmol/(min•L), µmol/(h•L), µmol/(h•mL).