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    What do low GGT and ALP levels signify?

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Posted on Thu, 3 May 2012 in Liver and Gall Bladder
Question: My GGT level is low as is my ALP. My other liver enzymes are within the range, but on the lower side. What does that mean? Thanks. XXXXXXX
AST 11 U/L (8-30)
ALT 11 U/L (10-36)
GGT 6 U/L (9-35)
ALP 54 U/L (64-153)
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Answered by Dr. Poorna Chandra K.S 8 hours later
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Low levels of GGT and ALP can occur in hypothyroidism, phosphate or magnesium deficiency. They themselves perse do not cause anything. The underlying cause has to be addressed and they get corrected.

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Dr Poorna Chandra
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