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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|