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29498: Alkaline Phosphatase, Bone Specific Print View
Bone Specific     mcg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 60 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

The bone-specific alkaline phosphatase (BASP) assay provides a general index of bone formation and specific index of total osteoblast activity. BSAP and osteocalcin are the most effective markers of bone formation and are particularly useful for monitoring bone formation therapies and antiresorptive therapies.

Allow serum samples to clot completely before centrifugation
and transfer serum to plastic vial.
Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
84075

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Methodology: Immunoassay






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