Test Catalog

Test ID: ALKI    
Alkaline Phosphatase, Total and Isoenzymes, Serum

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

Necessary Information

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL divided into 2 tubes each containing 0.5 mL

Forms

 

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.5 mL divided into 2 tubes each containing 0.25 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

Mild reject; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
SerumFrozen (preferred)14 days
 Ambient 7 days
 Refrigerated 7 days