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Lab Test Dictionary

Bile Acids, Fractionated and Total (4668X)

Methodology

Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry


Synonyms

Cholic Acid; Chenodeoxycholic Acid; Deoxycholic Acid

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01147

Lab Test Days

Sunday-Friday

Standard TAT

3-5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Overnight fasting is preferred. Serum collected in a serum separator tube (SST) is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 14 Days; Refrigerated: 21 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.2 mL Serum


Included Tests

Cholic Acid, Deoxycholic Acid, Chenodeoxycholic Acid, and Total Bile Acids


CPT Codes

82542


Revised

06-17-19

Initials

SL