Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP)

Test investigation

Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP)

Laboratory offering test

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

Within 4 hours/8 hours

Reference intervals

Adults (18 years and over) 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

Y NNUH