ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE, BONE SPECIFIC

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed specimens; non-serum sample, grossly lipemic samples, grossly icteric samples

Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 60 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-8 days
Test CodeAPB
CPT-4 Code (s)
84075
LOINC Codes
Alkaline Phosphatase, Bone Specific   17838-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory