hrp0092p2-41 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2019

A Clinical Dilemma in the Detection of Paediatric Hypophosphataemia

Ho Clement K.M. , Tan Jun Guan

Background: In paediatric patients with metabolic bone diseases, measurement of the concentrations of minerals including inorganic phosphate is often indicated, and hypophosphataemia is a clinically manageable biochemical disorder. The clinical interpretation of plasma or serum phosphate concentrations depends, to a certain extent, on the age- and gender-specific reference intervals applicable to the laboratory methods employed.Whereas h...