Is GGT 87 high, normal or dangerous? What does Gamma glutamyl transferase level 87 mean?

GGT 87

Your GGT level of 87 is a High GGT level.

High levels of GGT in the blood indicate a variety of health problems. If your blood GGT level is between 15 U/L and 85 U/L, you probably do not have an underlying health problem. But if GGT levels are not in this range, you should see a doctor immediately.

Normal range of GGT found among men :15 - 85 U/L

Ideal values of GGT depending on age (male) :
Age Ideal GGT value
<5 years 16.305
5-10 years 17.724
10-15 years 19.266
15-20 years 20.942
20-25 years 22.764
25-30 years 24.744
30-35 years 26.897
35-40 years 29.237
40-45 years 31.781
45-50 years 34.546
50-55 years 37.552
55-60 years 40.819
60-70 years 44.37
70-80 years 48.23
80-90 years 52.426
90-100 years 56.987
>100 years 61.945

*Ideal values ​are calculated based on our database of patient records

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Some examples of conditions that increase or decrease GGT levels include:

  • Blockage of the bile ducts.
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Liver diseases
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Congestive heart failure
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Normal range of GGT found among women :15-85 U/L

Ideal values of GGT depending on age (female) :
Age Ideal GGT value
<5 years 16.344
5-10 years 17.809
10-15 years 19.405
15-20 years 21.144
20-25 years 23.039
25-30 years 25.104
30-35 years 27.354
35-40 years 29.805
40-45 years 32.476
45-50 years 35.386
50-55 years 38.557
55-60 years 42.012
60-70 years 45.777
70-80 years 49.879
80-90 years 54.349
90-100 years 59.219
>100 years 64.526
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If you take a GGT blood test and the results are not in the normal range (15-85 U/L), your physician may recommend more tests to figure out the problem. You might also get this test if your physician thinks you have some other disease.

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How the GGT Test Is Done :

If your doctor wants GGT test on you, you may need a GGT blood test. During the GGT blood test, a pathologist will put a needle into your veins and take out a small quantity of blood. A pathologist is a physician in the medical field who thoroughly studies the causes and effects of disease. Within a few hours you will get your GGT Test report by your pathologist.

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