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Bone Specific Alkaline Phosphatase

Components

Name Method Department Units
Bone Specific Alkaline Phosphatase Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Send Out ug/L

Specimen Requirements

Plasma Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Alternate

Green tube (Sodium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 2 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 2 day(s)
Frozen - 12 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge, remove plasma/serum and freeze

Serum Spun, Plasma Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Sodium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 2 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 2 day(s)
Frozen - 2 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 6 hours, separate supernatant and freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Gross hemolysis
  • Urine
  • Wrong collection tube

CPT Code

  • 84080