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Test Code ALKPH ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE, SERUM

Additional Codes

Software Test Code
SoftID ALKPH
EPIC LAB741

Performing Laboratory

NorDx Laboratories

Useful For

The diagnosis and treatment of liver, bone, parathyroid, and intestinal diseases.

Method Name

Colorimetric

Reference Values

≤2 years: 39-117 IU/L

3-15 years: 117-390 IU/L

≥16 years: 39-117 IU/L

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

1 Day

Specimen Type

Submit one of the following:

~ Plasma 

~ Serum

Preferred Container

Plasma Separator Tube (PST)

Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Preferred Volume

Plasma: 1 mL (Plasma Separator Tube (PST))

Serum: 1 mL (Serum Separator Tube (SST))

Minimum Volume

Plasma: 0.3 mL (Plasma Separator Tube (PST))

Serum: 0.3 mL (Serum Separator Tube (SST))

Specimen Collection and Handling

Spin specimen, separate from clot and send refrigerated.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Plasma

Refrigerated: 7 Days

Must be spun/separated within: 2 Hours

Specimen Type: Serum

Refrigerated: 7 Days

Must be spun/separated within: 2 Hours

Add On Capable

Yes

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

84075 Phosphatase, Alkaline, Quantitative  

Acceptable Alternative Container(s)

Red Top Tube

Orange Top Tube (Rapid clot serum)

LOINC Code Information

6768-6

Keywords

ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE

ALP (ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE)

Performing Laboratory Location

NorDx Laboratories