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.
Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: 2 months
ALKP; Alkaline Phosphatase
Serum, gel separator, SST
0 - 999
35 U/L - 104 U/L