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Epic Test Name ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE
Components
Synonyms ALK PHOS, ALKP
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred: 3mL Green / Yellow (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Hemolysis
Methodology Enzymatic
Reference Range Adults: 40-129 U/L (Male) Adults: 35-104 U/L (Female) aged 1 day: < 250 U/L aged 2-5 days: < 231 U/L aged 6 days-6 months: < 449 U/L aged 7 months-1 year: < 462 U/L aged 1-3 years: < 281 U/L aged 4-6 years: < 269 U/L aged 7-12 years: < 300 U/L aged 13-17 years: < 390 U/L
CPT Code(s) 84075
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-0400
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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