Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Bile Acids,Serum

Test Name: Bile Acids,Serum
Alternate Name(s): Bile Acids: Total
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume required for testing is 0.5 mL.

Fasting specimen preferred.

Spin, separate and store until tested

Plasma (Li Heparin) is also acceptable.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Batch testing - Twice per week (Tuesday & Friday)
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
4 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: 0.0-10.0 umol/L (fasting sample)
Effective Date: 2011-01-20
Revised Date: 2019-02-06
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Colourimetric Enzymatic Assay
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Stable 7 days at 4 C, store frozen -20 C up to 3 months
System Codes: 
Cerner
BILACID
 
Referred To:  

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