Low blood phosphate; Phosphate - low; Hyperparathyroidism - low phosphate

Hypophosphatemia is a low level of phosphorus (phosphate) in the blood.

Blood test

Blood is drawn from a vein (venipuncture), usually from the inside of the elbow or the back of the hand. A needle is inserted into the vein, and the blood is collected in an air-tight vial or a syringe. Preparation may vary depending on the specific test.



Exams and Tests


Outlook (Prognosis)

When to Contact a Medical Professional