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pawsPathologyManual: Alkaline Phosphatase

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Alkaline Phosphatase

Synonyms

ALP, Alk Ptase, Alkaline Phosphatase Total

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

2 mL whole blood

Volume and Container

5 mL light green top tube (lithium heparin); light green cap microtainer acceptable

Storage and Transport

Room temperature

Critical Values

None

Causes for Rejection

Wrong container; insufficient quantity; improper labeling

Turn Around Time

Routine: 2-4 hrs;

Stat: 1 hr.

Availability

 

CPT / HCPCS Code

84075

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

17,219,689

Last Updated

10/07/2003 10:59:27

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

1 full light green cap microtainer

Indications

 

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Core Lab, BI 2023, 706-721-2120;  Cancer Center Lab, AM-2610, 706-721-1739

Schedule

Core Lab 24/7/365;  Cancer Center Lab  8AM-5PM  Mon-Fri

Request Form

Freqeuently Requested Tests requisition. Indicate medical necessity.

Methodology

Advia 1800

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

45 -129 U/L      

 (Age and sex dependent - see Chemistry, Immunology and Endocrinology Reference Ranges table on website)

Limitations and Contraindications

Other tissues such as placenta contain significant enzyme.

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Alk Ptase

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir