Understand Your Test

Phosphorus

Formal Name

 Inorganic Phosphate

Why Get Tested?

To evaluate the level of phosphorus in your blood and to aid in the diagnosis of conditions known to cause abnormally high or low levels of phosphorus.

When To Get Tested?

In follow up to an abnormal calcium level; when you have a kidney disorder or uncontrolled diabetes; when you are taking calcium or phosphate supplements.