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 Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

1 - 3 days

Soft Order Code
BAP
MiChart Code
Alkaline Phosphatase, Bone Specific (Sendout)
Synonyms
  • BAP
  • Bone Alkaline Phosphatase,Ser.
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo BAP (82985)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

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

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.6 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Refrigerate (preferred) 7 days, Freeze 60 days.
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
84080
Fee Code
37977
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