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Alkaline Phosphatase

Loinc

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Expected Turnaround

24 hours

Assists in the diagnosis of disorders and bone disease associated with increases osteoblastic activity. A rise in the alkaline phosphatase occurs with all forms of cholestasis, particularly with obstructive jaundice. It is also elevated in diseases of the skeletal system, such as Paget’s disease, hyperparathyroidism, rickets and osteomalacia, as well as with fractures and malignant tumors. A considerable rise in the alkaline phosphatase activity is sometimes seen in children and juveniles. It is caused by increased osteoblast activity following accelerated bone growth.

 

Enzymatic IFCC

 

 

Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 2 months

ALKP; Alkaline Phosphatase

Serum, gel separator, SST

1 ML

0 - 999

F

U/L

35 U/L - 104 U/L


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