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Phosphate

Phosphate

Phosphate is the biological form that contains the mineral phosphorus. Most (about 85%) of the body's is found in bones. The rest of it is stored in tissues throughout the body. Phosphate is essential to support high energy reactions involng ADP and AMP. Measured as part of Ca/bone profile.

Tube 01 (SE) - Serum Gel
ID Tests&Tubes0092
Additional Information Part of Ca/bone profile.

Turn Around A&E: N/A
Day Case: N/A
In-Patient: 6 Hours
Out-Patient: 24 Hours
GP: N/A
Send to Blood Sciences Cross Site
Contact For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: leedsth-tr.pathologycustomerservice@nhs.net.
Collection Con Intensive care units, renal unit, transplant unit, patients on IV heparin use lithium-heparin (Green with Yellow ring) tube.
Instructions for Lab Staff: Standard lab processing- No special requirements
Sample REQ Blood
Ref. Range Notes Blood Sciences Refernce ranges available through the useful information and links page:
https://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/a-z-of-services/pathology/blood-sciences/useful-information-and-links/
Units mmol/L
Telepath PO41L
ICE Codes LPO5