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Lab Test Dictionary

Bile Acids, Total (14801)

Methodology

Enzymatic


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

LAB00929

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

4-7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Gold (SST)

Collection Instructions

Fasting for at least 8 hours is required.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: Indefinite

Rejection Criteria

Unspun serum separator tubes (SST); Samples collected in red-top (no gel) tubes

Test Volume Required

0.5 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.2 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge within 1 hour of collection.


CPT Codes

82239


Revised

10-01-15

Initials

SL