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BILE ACIDS, TOTAL

Mnemonic

BILE TOT

Synonym

Cholyglycine - Bile Salts

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Patient must be fasting for a minimum of 8 hours

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Rejection Criteria

Heparinized, hemolyzed specimens or body fluids

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 3 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-3 days

Method

Enzymatic

Referral Lab

ARUP (70189)

Reference Values

Reference Values

0-10 µmol/L

CPT Codes

82239

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:40:35 AM


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