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ALP

Alternate Names : Alkaline phosphatase


Normal Values

The normal range is 44 to 147 IU/L (international units per liter).

Normal values may vary slightly from laboratory to laboratory. They also can vary with age and gender. High levels of ALP are normally seen in children undergoing growth spurts and in pregnant women.

What do Abnormal Results Mean?

Higher-than-normal ALP levels may be due to:

Lower-than-normal ALP levels (hypophosphatasemia) may be due to:

Additional conditions under which the test may be performed:





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Review Date : 5/7/2009
Reviewed By : David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.



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