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Blood Test Information

Fibroblast Growth Factor 23
(a.k.a FGF23)
minimum sample volume required ~ 4ml

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Special instructions
Sent away to Norfolk and Norwich University hospital

Reference range
<100

Units
IU/ml

Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
FGF23 plays a role in phosphate homeostasis and can be a useful measurement in phosphate wasting disorders. Raised levels are observed in oncogenic osteomalacia and X-linked hypophosphataemia

 
 

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