Diagnosis and assessment of severity of metabolic bone disease including Paget disease, osteomalacia, and other states of high bone turnover. Monitoring efficacy of antiresorptive therapies including postmenopausal osteoporosis treatment.
Age and sex specific reference ranges provided with report.
1 - 3 days
- Bone Alkaline Phosphatase,Ser.
Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.