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Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase

Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

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

Common Use:
To monitor response to therapy in Hodgkin’s disease and diagnose other disorders of the hematological system such as aplastic anemia.

Specimen:
Whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.

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

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425131/all/Leukocyte_Alkaline_Phosphatase.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425131/all/Leukocyte_Alkaline_Phosphatase. Accessed March 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425131/all/Leukocyte_Alkaline_Phosphatase
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Leukocyte Alkaline Phosphatase [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425131/all/Leukocyte_Alkaline_Phosphatase.
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