ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE, SERUM/PLASMA

Synonyms:
Computer Code: ALKP
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (light green top (Li Heparin) preferred. Red/gold acceptable). Pediatrics: 0.5 mL blood (light green top (Li Heparin) preferred. Red/gold acceptable).
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube.
Reference Values: MALE: age >19 yrs = 30-115 IU/L age 17-19 yrs = 50-142 IU/L age 15-17 yrs = 77-317 IU/L age 13-15 yrs = 109-449 IU/L age 10-13 yrs = 122-400 IU/L age 1-10 yrs = 135-320 IU/L age 15 days-1 yr = 116-450 IU/L 0-14 days = 77-237 IU/L FEMALE: age >19 yrs = 30-115 IU/L age 17-19 yrs = 41-82 IU/L age 15-17 yrs = 46-110 IU/L age 13-15 yrs = 52-243 IU/L age 10-13 yrs = 122-400 IU/L age 1-10 yrs = 135-320 IU/L age 15 days-1 yr = 116-450 IU/L age 0-14 days = 77-237 IU/L
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 2 hrs
Stat TAT: 60 min
CPT Code(s): 84075
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII