Test Overview

Test Methodology

Immunoenzymatic Assay

Test Usage

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.

Reference Range*

Age and sex specific reference ranges provided with report.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Saturday

Analytic Time

1 - 3 days

Soft Order Code


MiChart Code

Alkaline Phosphatase, Bone Specific (Sendout)



Bone Alkaline Phosphatase,Ser.

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Laboratory Reference

Mayo BAP (82985)

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.


Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube

Normal Volume

0.6 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL serum

Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

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