Preferred Sample Type

Bone specific ALP (bone marker/bone markers)

Suitable Specimen Types

  • Serum
1mL serum required

Specimen Transport

Transport to laboratory ASAP.

Sample Processing in Laboratory

Separate and freeze serum ASAP after specimen collection. Send to referral laboraotry on dry ice.

Bone specific ALP (bone marker/bone markers)

Reference Range

 

Male

Female

5-6 yrs

36-86

34-88

6-7 yrs

32-78

31-76

7-8 yrs

31-80

29-78

8-9 yrs

30-75

26-76

9-10 yrs

28-74

30-79

10-11yrs

35-82

28-83

11-12 yrs

36-84

26-77

12-13 yrs

34-86

24-71

13-14 yrs

28-77

22-69

14-15 yrs

27-73

20-66

15-16 yrs

24-72

16-62

16-17 yrs

20-65

14-56

Adults

10-40

Pre-menopausal:  10-26

 

 

Post-menopausal:  14-50

 

Source: referral laboratory (July 2014)

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