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Bone GLA protein, BGP.
To assist in assessment of risk for osteoporosis and to evaluate effectiveness of therapeutic interventions.
Serum collected in a red-top tube. Serum from a gold-, red/gray-top tube; plasma from a lavender (EDTA)-pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin)-top tube is also acceptable.
|Age and Sex||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)|
|6 mo–6 yr|
| Male||39–121 ng/mL||39–121 mcg/L|
| Female||44–130 ng/mL||44–130 mcg/L|
| Male||66–182 ng/mL||66–182 mcg/L|
| Female||73–206 ng/mL||73–206 mcg/L|
| Male||85–232 ng/mL||85–232 mcg/L|
| Female||77–262 ng/mL||77–262 mcg/L|
| Male||70–336 ng/mL||70–336 mcg/L|
| Female||33–222 ng/mL||33–222 mcg/L|
| Male||43–237 ng/mL||43–237 mcg/L|
| Female||24–99 ng/mL||24–99 mcg/L|
| Male||3–40 ng/mL||3–40 mcg/L|
| Premenopausal||5–30 ng/mL||5–30 mcg/L|
| Postmenopausal||9–50 ng/mL||9–50 mcg/L|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Osteocalcin." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425357/all/Osteocalcin.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Osteocalcin. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425357/all/Osteocalcin. Accessed March 22, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Osteocalcin. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425357/all/Osteocalcin
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Osteocalcin [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425357/all/Osteocalcin.
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