bone an enzyme, BAP osteoperosis ostasis
Blood test bone isoenzyme BAP (OSTASE, Serum)
Blood test for more information on bone metabolism
Please note that you must be sober for 12 hours for this test.
This test is also called bone specific alkaline phosphatase. This test is done when osteoporosis is suspected, Also, this test is used for monitoring in tumor and dialysis patients. This test can also be used in the monitoring of
hyperthyroidism, bone diseases, Paget's disease, bone abnormalities in kidney patients, osteoperosis and monitoring after kidney transplantation.
Half-life: 1.15 - 2.15 days.
> 18 years : 5,5 - 22,9 µg / l
♀ <50 years : 4,9 - 26,6 µg / l
≥ 50 years : 5,2 - 24, 4 µg / l
Method: Chemiluminescence Assay (CLIA)
This test is done in case of suspicion of increased bone turnover (osteoporosis, osteoblastic metastasis)
Increased in: hyperparathyroidism, bone metastases, Paget's disease, renal osteodystrophy, osteoporosis, after renal transplantation.
Decreased in : hypophosphatasia rare inherited disorder causing bone pain.