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About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Gel/clotted (yellow/red top)

Add-on requests are accepted


Turnaround Time:

Within 24 hours


Part of bone profile

Age-specific reference ranges will be stated on each individual report

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference range (mmol/L)
< 30 days 1.3 - 2.6
< 1 year 1.3 - 2.4
< 16 years 0.9 - 1.8
> 16 years (adults) 0.8 - 1.5

Derived from Pathology Harmony 2011

Results outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate disease. Similarly, results within the reference range do not preclude abnormality. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for discussion of individual patient results

Other Comments:

For more information, please see the following: Phosphate - Lab Tests Online

See also: Calcium, Magnesium, PTH, Vitamin D

Content approved in Clinical Biochemists meeting 05.09.18