Total Alkaline Phosphatase - Orthophosphoric Acid Monoester Phosphohydrolase - AlkPhos - AlkP - ALP
Specimen Collection Requirements
Preferred: Patient should fast for 8-14 hours.
Serum or Plasma, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red or 3.0 mL mint green (lithium heparin, PST) top tube
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells preferably within four hours of collection.
0.25 mL Serum/Plasma, (Whole Blood 0.60 mL minimum draw)
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (18-26°C): 24 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 month
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:40:30 AM
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