Ordering Recommendation

Determine whether enzyme elevation is due to hepatocellular or cholestatic pattern.

Mnemonic
5NUCL
Methodology

Quantitative Enzymatic

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-3 days

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

Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL) Avoid hemolysis.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 weeks (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Reference Interval

0-15 U/L

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83915

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0080235 5' Nucleotidase 1690-7
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Aliases
  • Nucleotidase
5'Nucleotidase