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ID:828 FGF 23
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DescriptionFibroblast growth factor is involved in phosphate metabolism. Over-expression leads to phosphate excretion. High levels are found in hypophosphataemic rickets
IndicationA marker for the phosphate-wasting condition oncogenic osteomalacia and also hypophosphataemic rickets
Additional InfoFasting sample required. Patient must not be ferritin deficient
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna


Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes <100 RU/mL
Units - Not Defined -

IP Acute TATAt least 3 weeks
IP Routine TAT- Not Defined -
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT- Not Defined -
Turnround CommentDr Allison
Originally edited by : Dan Carless. Last edited on 22/11/2018 12:03:13. Published By R.Barski on 22/11/2017 12:03:13.