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ID:489 Placental alkaline phosphatase (CSF)
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DescriptionCSF AFP, hCG and PLAP are measured as a diagnostic aid in cases of suspected pineal tumour or in the follow-up of same.
IndicationSuspected pineal tumour or follow-up of same.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationRequires concurrent serum sample.

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes See report
Unitsmu/L


IP Acute TATAt least 4 weeks
IP Routine TATAt least 4 weeks
GP Acute TATAt least 4 weeks
GP Routine TATAt least 4 weeks
Turnround CommentRichard Harvey:richard.harvey@imperial.nhs.uk
Originally edited by : DT. Last edited on 17/10/2017. Published By on 17/10/2017.