Bile Acids, Fractionated
Label Mnemonic: BAF
Epic Lab Code: LAB2712
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred minimum: 1 mL serum from red top tube
Absolute minimum: 0.2 mL serum from red top tube
Turn Around Time:
1 week upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
7 years and older: Cholic acid (CA) 0-1.9 umol/L Chenodeoxycholic acid (CDC) 0-3.4 umol/L Deoxycholic acid (DCA) 0-2.5 umol/L Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDC) 0-1.0 umol/L Total 0-7.0 umol/L Note: Reference intervals were derived using samples obtained after an overnight fast.
Comments:
Patient should be fasting a minimum of eight hours prior to specimen collection. Overnight fasting preferred.
Methodology:
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
CPT Code:
83789