Alkaline Phosphatase

Test Code

ALP

Methodology

Testing performed on DxC 700 AU analyzes with serum testing (Enzymatic).

Test Utility

Used in the diagnosis and treatment of hepatobiliary and bone diseases.

Specimen Storage and Stability

Alkaline Phosphatase in serum is stable for 4 days when stored refrigerated (2-8C). It should be stored frozen (-20C) after this time.

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Allow SST specimens (Gold Top or Tiger, minimum 4.0mL) to clot 30 to 60 minutes then immediately centrifuge to separate serum from cells. Refrigerate at 2-8C or 36-46F.

Specimen Rejection

  • Improperly labeled

  • Specimen grossly

  • Hemolyzed uncentrifuged

Reference Ranges

34 - 104U/L

Performed

Monday - Saturday, 16 hours a day.

Result available after getting the specimen in 5 hours.

STAT results available within 2 hours of receipt in the Laboratory.

*NOTE: All Specimen Refrigerated (2-8°C) for 7 days only.

Contacts

Vibra Health Laboratory

Phone: (248) 846-0663

VibraHealthLab.com

1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083