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.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
Monday - Saturday
1 - 3 days
Soft Order Code
Alkaline Phosphatase, Bone Specific (Sendout)
Bone Alkaline Phosphatase,Ser.
Mayo BAP (82985)
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Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.
0.6 mL serum
0.5 mL serum
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