Alkaline Phosphatase

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB112
EPIC Order ALKALINE PHOSPATASE
CPT Code(s) 84075
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station Routine 30, STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/Li heparin plasma separator tube/mint green top
Micro: 200 µL blood/mint green top bullet
Availability 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Stability Unspun: ≤4 hours recommended
Spun/Separated,
Room Temp:
8 hours
Spun/Separated,
Refrigerated:
7 days
Frozen: 6 Months
Reference Range Normal:
Alkaline Phosphatase Ranges (U/L)
Age Female, U/L Male, U/L
0-10 years 163-427 163-427
10-13 years 132-432 132-432
13-15 years 70-370 176-515
15-17 years 52-182 86-390
>18 years 46-116 46-116
For unknown, unspecified, or transgender patients, both male and female reference ranges will be reported with the following comment:  "Sex-specific reference interval.  Interpret in the context of patient's hormone profile."
Comments Reference ranges effective July 2021

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 03, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514