Alkaline Phosphatase

Supply #T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Test Code: 234

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Clinical Significance: Serum alkaline phosphatase levels are of interest in the diagnosis of hepatobiliary disorders and bone disease associated with increased osteoblastic activity. Moderate elevations of alkaline phosphatase may be seen in several conditions that do not involve the liver or bone. Among these are Hodgkin's disease, congestive heart failure, ulcerative colitis, regional enteritis, and intra-abdominal bacterial infections. Elevations are also observed during the third trimester of pregnancy.

Alternative Name(s): N/A

Collection Guide: 

Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Preferred Specimen: Serum

Preferred Volume: 1mL

Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days

Rejection Criteria: Plasma collected in oxalate, EDTA, citrate, or fluoride tubes is unacceptable

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