Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
BILE ACIDS, FRACTIONATED - (S and U)
Test Code: MIS8
Clinical Information:
Must be approved by a Clinical Chemist (204) 787-1534.
 
Peroxisomal disorders require both urine and serum.
Include a brief clinical history/preliminary diagnosis on the requisition and indicate whether the patient is on Ursodiol or Actigall.
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:


Serum: 2.0 mL
Pediatric Serum: 2.0 mL

Test also requires 10-50 mL random urine collected in a 100mL urine collection container.
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
Dihydroxy Bile Acids: 0-1.9 meq/mL
(as Chenodesoxycholic Acid)
Trihydroxy Bile Acids: 0-3.4 meq/mL
(as Cholic Acids)
Availability:
By Prior Arrangement Only
See Also:
More Information:
Send specimen to HSC Clinical Biochemistry and Genetics Lab MS551.
Store and ship frozen.
 
Specimens referred to Dr. Setchell, Children’s Hospital Medical Centre, Cinncinnati, Ohio.
XBILF
Urine Collection Container, Random 100 mL
Manufacturer: Starplex Scientific Inc. (Etobicoke, ON)

Catalogue #: 3008-1