Test Details

Mnemonic

BAP

Ordering Code

1021000

CPT-4 Code(s)

84075

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top
Plasma: Green sodium heparin, green lithium heparin

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Plasma (EDTA), moderate hemolysis, gross lipemia

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 60 days

Methodology

Chemiluminescence
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Reference Range

Adult Male:
18 - 29 years 8.4 - 29.3 ug/L
30 - 39 years 7.7 - 21.3 ug/L
40 - 49 years 7.0 - 18.3 ug/L
50 - 68 years 7.6 - 14.9 ug/L
>68 years Not established

Adult Female
18 - 29 years 4.7 - 17.8 ug/L
30 - 39 years 5.3 - 19.5 ug/L
40 - 49 years 5.0 - 18.8 ug/L
50 - 76 years 5.6 - 29.0 ug/L
>76 years Not established

Pediatric Male:
<6 years Not established
6 - 9 years 41.0 - 134.6 ug/L
10 - 13 years 43.8 - 177.4 ug/L
14 - 17 years 13.7 - 128.0 ug/L

Pediatric Female:
<6 years Not established
6 - 9 years 41.0 - 134.6 ug/L
10 - 13 years 24.2 - 154.2 ug/L
14 - 17 years 10.5 - 75.2 ug/L
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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