ALP Test

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Also known as: Alkaline Phosphatase or Alk. Phos.

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To screen for or monitor treatment for a liver or bone disorder

When to Get Tested?

As part of liver function tests or when a person has symptoms of a liver or bone disorder

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in the arm

Test Preparation Needed?

Fasting is preferred but not required for this test