Useful in the evaluation of liver disease, particularly obstructive jaundice.
Mon, Wed, Fri
Patient should fast for 12 hours prior to collection.
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
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