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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
Interpretation

Department* Not Specified *
SampleBlood
TubeEDTA (Haem)
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsFasting Sample required. PLEASE CONTACT LAB BEFORE SENDING. Sample must be separated within 60 minutes of collection
Min. Vol 0.6mL
Freq.

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 Chipchase:allison.chipchase@nnuh.nhs.uk

Originally edited by : Dan Carless. Review due on 22/11/2018 12:03:13. Published By R.Barski on 22/11/2017 12:03:13.