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19546: Bile Acids, Fractionated & Total, Pregnancy Print View
Cholic Acid     umol/L 
Deoxycholic Acid     umol/L 
Chenodeoxycholic Acid     umol/L 
Total Bile Acids     umol/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 21 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy requires rapid TAT of results. Sample for this test will be run straight on dilution to improve TAT.

Collect blood in a red top or SST tube. After clot formation
centrifuge sample and pour off serum into a transport tube. Store
sample refrigerated or frozen. Overnight fasting is preferred.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
82542

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Methodology: Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry






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