An alkaline phosphatase (ALP) test measures the amount of the enzyme ALP in your blood. ALP is made mostly in the liver and in bone, with some made in the intestines and kidneys.
This test is done to:
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to keep a list of the medicines you take. Ask your doctor when you can expect to have your test results.
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Current as of: October 14, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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