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Test Code AC PHOS Acid Phosphatase, Total

Clinical System Name

Acid Phosphatase, Total

Synonyms

AC PHOS

 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Red

Preferred Vol: 3.0 mL

Minimum Vol:  1.0 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Plasma. Non-frozen or hemolyzed

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp:-20 C

Storage location: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature.

 Critical frozen. Place in CPA freezer.

 

Off-site collection: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature.

Spin, aliquot and freeze.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

N

  Refrigerated N
  Frozen

1 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, performed daily 2- 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221

 

Phone Number: (800) 522-2787

Department

Department:  Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (800) 987-2563

Reference Range

 

0.0 - 4.3 U/L

 

 

Methodology

Method: Enzymatic

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

84060

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Acid Phosphatase, Total
Reference Test Number:

0020544

Instructions:

Send out M - F with ARUP courier.