Sample type: Serum
Test name: ALP a.k.a. alkaline phosphatase, alk phos
Special precautions & notes: Part of liver profile, and bone profile.
Reference range: Age 18yrs+: 30 - 130 IU/L, See document below for Reference Ranges in Children (ages 0-18 years).
Container: Serum (Gold top)
Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL
Referred outside NBT for analysis? No
Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry
Section: Automated Laboratory
Turnaround time: Hospital patients 4 hours; GP patients 24 hours