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GLDH test

Glutamate dehydrogenase

About the parameter


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The glutamate dehydrogenase (GLDH) test measures the liver-specific enzyme GLDH, which is primarily found in the mitochondria of centrolobular hepatocytes. GLDH particularly increases in hypoxic conditions of the liver, as well as in cases of acute hepatic necrosis.

An increased release of GLDH from hepatocytes can further be observed in e.g. inflammatory, neoplastic, or infectious diseases of the liver, as well as in all disorders leading to liver cell degeneration.


Sample material

Use 100 ┬Ál lithium heparin plasma or serum samples.

In case samples need to be kept, store at a dark place only!

Method / Measurement range

Glutamate dehydrogenase catalyzes the reduction of oxolutarat
and at the same time the oxidation of NADH to NAD.

Serum / Plasma:
6 – 120 U/L (Lot dependent)

Test duration

The test takes approximately 6 minutes.

Package insert

More details can be found in the package insert

Please note: All package inserts provided on this website are intended for information purposes only! Always process all tests, controls and calibrators strictly according to the package insert provided with the kit.

Appropriate instruments


Test evaluation

Find the evaluation study for the Eurolyser GLDH assay here: Eurolyser GLDH test evaluation

Additional information

Article numbers

VT 0200      GLDH VET test kit (containing 16 Tests)
VT 0201      GLDH VET test kit (containing 6 Tests)
VT 2000      GLDH VET control kit (decision level)

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