Site(s) or Laboratory offering Test/Investigation

SAAS for Calcium and Bone Metabolism

Also Known as/Frequency of Test

Tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b


Please contact the lab before sending. Must be separated immediately, stored at -70°C and remain frozen until analysis

Storage conditions and sample stability between collection and transport to Lab

Send on dry ice

Sample type

EDTA plasma (0.6 ml minimum)

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

Please contact the lab before sending

Reference intervals (adult unless stated)

33 – 110 pg/mL