Ordering Recommendation

Initial screening for hepatobiliary inflammation. Panel includes albumin; ALP; AST; ALT; bilirubin, direct; protein, total; and bilirubin, total.

Mnemonic
HEPATIC
Methodology

Quantitative Enzymatic/Quantitative Spectrophotometry

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube.

Specimen Preparation

Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval

Reference intervals may vary based on instrumentation

Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0020033 Bilirubin, Direct, Serum or Plasma By report
0020032 Bilirubin, Total, Serum or Plasma By report

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

This panel includes the following tests: Albumin, Serum or Plasma (0020030), Alkaline Phosphatase, Serum or Plasma (0020005), Aspartate Aminotransferase, Serum or Plasma (0020007), Alanine Aminotransferase, Serum or Plasma (0020008), Bilirubin, Direct, Serum or Plasma (0020033), Protein, Total, Plasma or Serum (0020029), and Bilirubin, Total, Serum or Plasma  (0020032).

Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020005 Alkaline Phosphatase 6768-6
0020007 Aspartate Aminotransferase 1920-8
0020008 Alanine Aminotransferase 1742-6
0020029 Protein Total, Serum/Plasma 2885-2
0020030 Albumin, Serum or Plasma 1751-7
0020032 Bilirubin, Total, Serum or Plasma 1975-2
0020033 Bilirubin Direct 1968-7
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Aliases
  • LFTs
  • Liver Function Panel
  • Liver Function Tests
Hepatic Function Panel