ALP Test - part of the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel

Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) is a protein found in all body tissues. Tissues with higher amounts of ALP include the liver, bile ducts, and bone.

A blood test can be done to measure the level of ALP.

This test is part of Cardio-Med's complete physical exam.

Why the Test is Performed

Reasons the test may be done include:

Normal Results

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

What Abnormal Results Mean

Abnormal results may be due to the following conditions:

Higher-than-normal ALP levels:

Lower-than-normal ALP levels

Other conditions for which the test may be done:


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Adapted from the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health

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