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Alkaline Phosphatase

Test Name:Alkaline Phosphatase
Epic Order Code:LAB112  
CPT Code:84075  
Specimen(s) Type:Plasma or Serum
Acceptable Container(s):Tops will be light green and gold
Testing Schedule:24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Turn Around Time:STAT: 1 hour 
 Routine: 2 hours 
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove plasma/serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 24 hours.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:AgeMale U/LFemale U/L
 0-30 days:75-31648-406
 30 days - 1 yr:82-383124-341
 1-4 yrs:104-345108-317
 4-7 yrs:93-30996-297
 7-10 yrs:86-31569-325
 10-13 yrs:42-36251-332
 13-16 yrs:74-39050-162
 16-18 yrs:52-17147-119
 > 18yrs:40-12935-104
Additional Information:Test included in CMP and Hepatic Panel.