Phosphorus is a vital element that is involved in various important physiological functions including energy storage, overall bone growth and nervous & muscular system functions in the body. An Inorganic serum phosphorus test is done to detect the amount or level of phosphorus present in the blood.
Phosphorus is a vital constituent that is important to body’s physiological processes. Phosphates are important for bone growth, energy storage and nerve and muscle production. The amount of inorganic phosphate in the blood is measured with a serum phosphorus/phosphatase test.
To detect the amount of phosphorus level in the blood
Helps to diagnose and manage disorders like impaired kidney functions, hypoparathyroidism, liver dysfunction, Hypocalcemia. A lower value indicate malnutrition, hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroidism.