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Frequency distribution and 'reference values' of plasma alkaline phosphatase (EC activity in the adult population of a Scottish new town.
  1. M D Gardner,
  2. R Scott


    As part of a study to establish the prevalence of renal calculus disease, alkaline phosphatase activity was measured by the method recommended by the Scandinavian Society for Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Physiology in the plasma of 3823 adults from the Scottish new town of Cumbernauld. The enzyme activity differs in males and females and increases with age. Reference ranges are presented.

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