R U H Bath, return to home page

Pathology Departments Requesting & Reporting Blood Test Information Phlebotomy Guide Contact us
Blood Sciences

Blood Test Information

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

  back to assay index

Test Code: FGF

Special instructions

Sent away to Norfolk and Norwich University hospital

Reference range


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


back to top