Alkaline Phosphatase Isoenzymes (Includes Total Alkaline Phosphatase)
Draw blood in a SST/2.0 mL serum. Spin to separate.
*ALSO KNOWN AS FRACTIONATION*
Room Temp 7 DAYS, REFRIGERATED 21 DAYS, FROZEN 21 DAYS
3-5 days Tuesday-Saturday
Used to evaluate the contribution of various ALP isoforms derived from liver, gallbladder, bone, lung, leukocyte, fetal-derived tissue, small bowel and large bowel to total ALP. Used in the investigation of elevations of ALP to determine the tissue of origin.