ACID PHOSPHATASE, TOTAL

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.5 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.

Rejection Criteria
Non-frozen samples, plasma, hemolysis

Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
0.0-4.3 U/L

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeACPT
CPT-4 Code (s)
84060
LOINC Codes
12173-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory