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Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry  (SENDOUTS)
Test Name:
Test Code: MISC
Clinical Information:
Description: This is a serum test that measures all free and conjugated bile acids, including 20 individual species and total bile acids. Note: Turn around time is approximately two weeks. 


Test Indications: This test is only available if levels of bile acids post ursodiol treatment is required.


Test Approval Requirements: F260-11-02 Biochemistry Approval for Test Referral Form

Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Serum: 0.5 mL

Collection Information: Please document if patient is fasting.

Specimen Stability: 

Ambient: 24 hours

Refrigerated: 7 days

Frozen: 3 months

Serum: 0.5 mL

Shipping & Storage: Samples must be transferred to an aliquot tube and stored frozen to MS5 Biochemistry at HSC.

Referred Out Location: Mayo Clinic Laboratories. Test code: BAPS

Reference Values:
Method of Analysis: Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Within 2 Weeks
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