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BILE ACIDS, FRACTIONATED & TOTAL

Test Number:
  • 0092610
Test Alias:
Preferred Specimen:
  • SERUM
Container Type:
  • SST OR RED TOP TUBE
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 1 ML
Collection Instructions:
  • Patient Preparation: Overnight fasting is preferred. Collection instructions: Collect blood in a red-top or Serum Separator Tube (SST). After clot formation, centrifuge sample and pour off serum into a plastic screw-cap vial. Store sample refrigerated or frozen. Samples should be centrifuged promptly after clot formation to obtain clear serum.
Transport Temperature:
  • REFRIDGERATED OR ROOM TEMPERATURE
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 7 days
  • Refrigerated: 14 days
  • Frozen: 30 days
Methodology:
  • Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Code:
  • 83789
Reject Criteria:
Reference Range:
Report Available:
  • 8 DAYS

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