Also known as: ALK PHOS; Alkp
Formal name: Alkaline Phosphatase
Related tests: AST; ALT; GGT; Bilirubin; Liver panel; Bone markers; Alkaline phosphatase isoenzymes; Bone specific ALP
To screen for or monitor treatment for a liver or bone disorder
As part of a routine liver panel or when a person has symptoms of a liver or bone disorder
A blood sample drawn from a vein in the arm
Fasting is preferred but not required for this test.