BILE ACIDS, FRACTIONATED AND TOTAL
Do not use to diagnose liver dysfunction. Use to screen for inborn errors of bile acid metabolism or monitor bile acid therapy.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Patient should fast for a minimum of eight hours prior to specimen collection
Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST) or 7.0 mL red top tube
After clot formation, centrifuge specimen and pour off serum into a transport tube. Transfer 1 mL serum to an aliquot tube.
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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