Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP)

Test/Investigation

Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP)

Site(s) or Laboratory offering Test/Investigation

NNUH, QEH, JPUH

Units

U/L

Comments/Precautions

Elevated in bone and liver disease (naturally elevated in children and pregnancy).

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

1 hour / 4 hour / by 8am next day

Reference intervals (adult unless stated)

Adults (>17 years ) 30 – 130 U/L
Male & Female:
0 – 14 day 90 – 273 U/L
15 – 365 day 134 – 518 U/L
1 – 9 yr 156 – 369 U/L
10 – 12 yr 141 – 460 U/L
Male:
13 – 14 yr 127 – 517 U/L
15 – 16 yr 89 – 365 U/L
17 – 18 yr 59 – 164 U/L
Female:
13 – 14 yr 62 – 280 U/L
15 – 16 yr 54 – 128 U/L
17 – 18 yr 48 – 95 U/L

If UKAS Accredited Test indicate at which site

Y NNUH