Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase

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Synonym/Acronym:
LAP, LAP score, LAP smear.

Rationale
To monitor response to therapy in Hodgkin disease and diagnose other disorders of the hematological system such as aplastic anemia.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Microscopic evaluation of specially stained blood smears) 25 to 130 (score based on 0 to 4+ rating of 100 neutrophils).

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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