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Test Code SQ ALKP, EPIC LAB112 Alkaline Phosphatase, Plasma

Methodology

Colorimetric

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Avoid hemolysis.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated/Ambient OK/Frozen OK

Reference Values

Males

<1 day: <250 U/L

2-5 days: <231 U/L

6 days-6 months: <449 U/L

7 months-1 year: <462 U/L

1-3 years: <281 U/L

4-6 years: <269 U/L

7-12 years: <300 U/L

13-17 years: <390 U/L

≥18 years: 40-129 U/L

Females

<1 day: <250 U/L

2-5 days: <231 U/L

6 days-6 months: <449 U/L

7 months-1 year: <462 U/L

1-3 years: <281 U/L

4-6 years: <269 U/L

7-12 years: <300 U/L

13-17 years: <187 U/L

≥18 years: 35-104 U/L

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Specimen Requirements Additional Information

Specimen Stability:

Plasma is stable at ambient temperature (15o C-25o C) for 7 days, refrigerated (2o C-8o C) for 7 days, or frozen (≤-15o C) for 2 months.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84075