ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE, BONE SPECIFIC

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one 4.0 mL gold (SST) top tube, also acceptable green (sodium or lithium heparin) top tube

Handling

Separate serum or plasma from cells and freeze.

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 2 days; Frozen: 2 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

1-3 days

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (70053)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

84080

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:56 AM