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Test Code BLOD0568 Alkaline Phosphatase, Plasma or Serum

Useful For

Diagnosing and monitoring treatment of liver, bone, intestinal, and parathyroid diseases


p-Nitrophenylphosphate (p-NPP)/2-Amino-2-Methyl-1-Propanol (AMP)/Calibrated/37° C/Bichromatic Rate

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma or serum
Container/Tube: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel), red top, or gold top
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as plasma or serum.

Specimen Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma or Serum Ambient 8 hours
  Refrigerated 7 days
  Frozen 6 months


Reference Values

Adult: 24-117 U/L

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding