Alkaline Phosphatase Bone Fraction

Interpreting Results

Overview of Alkaline Phosphatase Bone Fraction

What is Alkaline Phosphatase Bone Fraction?

The Bone Alkaline Phosphatase test is an immunoenzymatic assay performed to diagnose or determine the severity of metabolic diseases of the bone like Osteomalacia, Paget’s disease, Osteoporosis, etc.

Why is Alkaline Phosphatase Bone Fraction done?

The bone alkaline phosphatase test is performed when there are symptoms of bone disorders like deformation in bones, pain in bones and joints, frequent fractures, etc.

Preparation for Alkaline Phosphatase Bone Fraction

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for Alkaline Phosphatase Bone Fraction

The sample type collected for Alkaline Phosphatase Bone Fraction is: Blood

Interpreting Alkaline Phosphatase Bone Fraction results


The normal ranges for Bone Alkaline Phosphatase are:
• <2 years: 25-221 mcg/L
• 2-9 years: 27-148 mcg/L
• 10-13 years: 35-169 mcg/L
• 14-17 years: 13-111 mcg/L
• Adults: Up to 20 mcg/L
• <2 years: 28-187 mcg/L
• 2-9 years: 31-152 mcg/L
• 10-13 years: 29-177 mcg/L
• 14-17 years: 7-41 mcg/L
• Adults
-Premenopausal: Up to 14 mcg/L
-Postmenopausal: Up to 22 mcg/L

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