BAP - Overview: Bone Alkaline Phosphatase, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: BAP    
Bone Alkaline Phosphatase, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis and assessment of severity of metabolic bone disease including Paget disease, osteomalacia, and other states of high bone turnover


Monitoring efficacy of antiresorptive therapies including postmenopausal osteoporosis treatment

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoenzymatic Assay

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Bone Alkaline Phosphatase, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Alkaline Phosphatase
Bone; BAP
Skeletal Alkaline Phosphatase