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.
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