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Test Findings

Isolated GGT Elevation

April 24th, 2019


Isolated elevation of GGT is generally suggestive of a non-hepatobiliary cause, and is classically a sign of alcohol intake.
  • Causes of Isolated GGT Elevation

  • Significant alcohol intake (usually >2 drinks per day)
  • Pancreatitis
  • COPD
  • Renal failure
  • Diabetes
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Drugs - phenytoin, carbamazepine, paracetamol, tricyclic antidepressants
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