Alkaline Phosphatase Test in Gurgaon

Alkaline Phosphatase Test in Gurgaon

An alkaline phosphatase test in Gurgaon is often suggested when the patient is suspected to show symptoms associated with liver disease or bone disorders. People who suffer from chronic liver disease have to include this test as part of a broader liver functioning test.

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About Alkaline Phosphatase Test

Why is an alkaline phosphatase test done?

Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) is an enzyme that is released by all the tissues of the body. Higher amounts are found in bone tissues, liver tissues, and blue duct tissues. While the exact functioning of this enzyme is not known, abnormal levels have indicated disorders of vital organs.

An alkaline phosphatase test is often suggested by doctors to ascertain if the symptoms shown by the patients are pertaining to liver damage or another organ malfunctioning is causing the problems faced by the patient. Bone disorders are also measured by checking the results of the bone alkaline phosphatase test. When patients start showing the following symptoms, they are suggested an alkaline phosphatase test:

  • Sudden and unexplained weight loss
  • Urine is dark in color
  • The stool is light in color
  • Yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes
  • Easy bruising
  • Abdominal pain, especially on the right side
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Easy fracturing on bones
  • Developing abnormally-shaped bones
What does the alkaline phosphatase test measure

The alkaline phosphatase test is used to check if the ailments due to the improper functioning of the liver or other organ disorders are causing the symptoms to arise. Like electrolytes, enzymes should be within the range described as normal. High and low concentrations create imbalance and give rise to various disorders.

When the ALP levels are high, the person can be suffering from:

  • Bacterial infection
  • Bile duct cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Bone deformation disorders like osteoporosis
  • Hepatitis
  • Congestive heart failure

When the ALP levels are low, the person can be suffering from:

  • Aplastic anemia
  • Dwarfism
  • Hypophosphatasia
  • Wilson’s disease
  • Malnourishment
Potential risks/side effects of Alkaline phosphatase test

There are no risks involved when opting for an alkaline phosphatase test. Experienced technicians provide quick and painless jabbing of the injection and draw the blood out. Since lab technicians use a brand new needle that is disposed of later on. You are also at no risk of contracting any illness from other patients

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Flebo takes pride in its cutting-edge equipment and quick collection of samples along with having a team of well-trained and empathic technicians. Flebo offers the best prices for an alkaline phosphatase test in Gurgaon along with other panel and individual tests. You can book entire panels or choose the ones suggested by the doctors—Flebo offers this flexibility at affordable rates.

Flebo offers affordable and customizable tests. Their alkaline phosphatase test in Gurgaon provides accurate results within a short time span. Their labs are present in various locations across Gurgaon. Visit their website or give them a call to know more about the services they offer and book your home collection package.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FAQs

Does an alkaline phosphatase test also reflect kidney health?

Yes. alkaline phosphatase is also present in the kidneys and damages or infections of the kidneys can also cause an abnormal amount of ALP to be present in the bloodstream. Often an alkaline phosphatase test is suggested along with a bilirubin test to determine the cause of the kidney problem.

Is fasting required for the alkaline phosphatase test?

When done alone, fasting is not required for an alkaline phosphatase test. But, when choosing the test as part of a panel, doctors might suggest fasting to ensure results are accurate.

Can an alkaline phosphatase test indicate bone health?

Yes, a bone alkaline phosphatase test is conducted to confirm the presence of bone disorders.

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Interpreting the Alkaline Phosphatase Test results
THINGS TO KNOW AFTER GETTING TESTED

Interpreting the Alkaline Phosphatase Test results

Once the results for the alkaline phosphatase test is received, the levels measured in the sample should be checked against the normal level indicator. The enzyme is measured in units per liter (U/L). The range differs in adults and children. In adults, the normal range is between 33 U/L to 96 U/L, in children, the normal range should be under 350 U/L. In women, the levels change as per the stage of their pregnancy.

Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) Test Reading Health Risk
33 U/L to 96 U/L for adults

<350 U/L for children

NORMAL/ Manageable

 

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Steps To Book Alkaline Phosphatase Test For Home Collection In Gurgaon

When searching “alkaline phosphatase test near me”, you should opt for the ones that offer a home collection service and have good reviews. You can inform the technician if you would require certain mental preparations before the samples are collected.

If your doctor has suggested specific tests out of a panel, look for laboratories and diagnostic centers that offer the flexibility to not get the whole set done. This helps reduce the pricing of the tests effectively.

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