BILE ACIDS, FRACTIONATED & TOTAL

Code
000.0000
Name
BILE ACIDS, FRACTIONATED & TOTAL
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
bile salts; cholic acid; deoxycholic acid
CPT Codes
83789
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
45550
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
True
Patient Instructions

Patient should be fasting a minimum of eight hours prior to specimen collection

Reference Range

7 years and older:
Cholic acid (CA) 0-1.9 µmol/L
Chenodeoxycholic acid (CDC) 0-3.4 µmol/L
Deoxycholic acid (DCA) 0-2.5 µmol/L
Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDC) 0-1.0 µmol/L
Total 0-7.0 µmol/L

Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Clinical Significance

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