Bone Alkaline Phosphatase

Sample: Serum. See Instructions here

Schedule: Daily

Units: % of Total ALP Range Up 45% of Total ALP

Remarks: Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) has at least nine recognized isoenzymes. They include Fast (Pre-liver), Liver, Bone ALP, Placental, Regan, Nagao, Renal, Intestinal, and PA. Of primary interest in the laboratory is distinguishing Bone ALP from Liver ALP when assessing bone metabolism (increased lost of bone tissue -Osteoporosis) or malignancy in the other hand or Liver diseases on the other.


Available tests