Bile Acids, fractionated, blood

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

BILE ACIDS

POE DESCRIPTION:

Bile Acids, fractionated

CPT CODE:

83789-90

TEST INFORMATION:

Test includes cholic, deoxycholic, chenodeoxycholic and total bile acids.

TURNAROUND TIME:

5-7 working days

CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube or red top

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

3.0 mL blood 1.0 mL serum)

MINIMUM VOLUME:

1.0 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code S49102

METHODOLOGY:

Tandem mass spectrometry

TEST SYNONYM(S):Bile salts