Trust Homepage > Pathology Homepage

Test and Tubes Database
ID:159 Phosphate
Search Links: General Info : Protocols : Patient Info

DescriptionPhosphate is the biological form that contains the mineral phosphorus. Most (about 85%) of the body's is found in bones. The rest of it is stored in tissues throughout the body. Phosphate is essential to support high energy reactions involng ADP and AMP. Measured as part of Ca/bone profile.
Indication
Additional InfoPart of Ca/bone profile.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

Interpretation

Ref. Range (Male)0.80 - 1.50 (>16 years)
Ref. Range (Female)0.80 - 1.50 (>16 years)
Ref. Range (Paed) see info below
Ref. Range Notes0 - 4 wks: 1.3 - 2.6, 4wks - 1 yr: 1.3 - 2.4, 1 - 16 yrs: 0.9 - 1.8, >16 yrs: 0.8 - 1.5
Unitsmmol/L


IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentMinimum retest interval = 36 hours
Originally edited by : MC. Last edited on 21/06/2017 11:50:55. Published By S.BENNETT on 21/06/2016 11:50:55.