Lab Test : Alkaline Phosphatase

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:Alkaline Phosphatase
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:ALP
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.1 mL
Container:3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)
Temperature:Transport to lab within 30 minutes of collection.
Rejection:Hemolysis, hepatotoxic drugs within 12 hrs.
Normal:
Birth-24 months: 127-438 IU/L
24 months-11 years: 101-335 IU/L
12 years-18 years: 37-287 IU/L
>18 years: 31-131 IU/L
Uses:Test used in the evaluation of hepatobiliary disease, bone disease associated with increased osteoblastic activity, healing infarction of heart and lung, infectious mononucleosis, bile duct obstruction.
Limitations:N/A
Method:Colorimetric biochromatic rate (PNPP)
 

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