Alkaline Phosphatase

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB112
  • Soft Test Code:
  • ALP
Alternate Names
  • Alk Phos
  • ALKP
  • ALP

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Plasma in a PST Mint Green Top Tube- Lithium Heparin
or
1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Alternate Specimen

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
or 
1.0 mL Plasma from a Green Top Tube - Li Heparin in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

1 week Refrigerated

72 hours unspun

Collection Instructions

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Pediatric
1 day to 7 days: 80 - 218 Units/L
7 days to 1 month: 140 - 381 Units/L
1 month to 5 years: 100 - 272 Units/L

Male
5 years to 16 years: 120 - 326 Units/L
>16 years: 40 - 110 Units/L

Female
5 years to 16 years: 80 -218 Units/L
>16 years: 40 - 110 Units/L


Methodology:
  • Enzymatic

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Cancer Institute
  • Parkview DeKalb Hospital
  • Parkview Huntington Hospital
  • Parkview Kosciusko Hospital
  • Parkview LaGrange Hospital
  • Parkview Noble Hospital
  • Parkview Randallia Hospital
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
  • Parkview Southwest
  • Parkview Wabash Hospital
  • Parkview Whitley Hospital
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Chemistry
Turn Around Time

8 hours


Stat Eligible

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01420094


CPT Coding

84075