Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE, BONE SPECIFIC

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1877         Geisinger Epic ID: 41922

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3.5 mL gold-top (serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.3 mL. Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test. It may not be combined with any other test requiring a frozen aliquot.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm 
Transport temperature:
Frozen (preferred) or refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 60 dats.
Rejection criteria:
Specimens shipped at room temperature are unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Alkaline Phosphatase, Bone Specific, Serum Adult Males
18-29 years: 8.4-29.3 mcg/L
30-39 years: 7.7-21.3 mcg/L
40-49 years: 7.0-18.3 mcg/L
50-68 years: 7.6-14.9 mcg/L
Adult Females
18-29 years: 4.7-17.8 mcg/L
30-39 years: 5.3-19.5 mcg/L
40-49 years: 5.0-18.8 mcg/L
50-76 years: 5.6-29.0 mcg/L
Premenopausal
35-45 years: 5.0-18.2 mcg/L

Pediatric ranges
Males Females
mcg/Lmcg/L
2-24 mos*25.4-124.025.4-124.0
25 mos-5 yrsNot establishedNot established
6-9 yrs41.0-134.641.0-134.6
10-13 yrs43.8-177.424.2-154.2
14-17 yrs13.7-128.010.5-_75.2
*Pediatric data from Int J Biol Markers 1996; 11:159-164.
CPT code(s):
84075
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Bone-specific alkaline phosphatase (BSAP).
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence
Enzymatic
Synonyms:
Bone Specific Alkaline Phosphatase
Quest test code 29498
ALKBS

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