Do not use to diagnose liver dysfunction. Use to screen for inborn errors of bile acid metabolism or monitor bile acid therapy.
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Tue, Thu, Sat
Patient should fast for a minimum of eight hours prior to specimen collection.
Plain red or serum separator tube.
After clot formation, centrifuge specimen and pour off serum into a transport tube. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Refrigerated. Store specimen refrigerated or frozen.
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 3 months
7 years and older:
Cholic acid (CA) 0-1.9 µmol/L
Chenodeoxycholic acid (CDC) 0-3.4 µmol/L
Deoxycholic acid (DCA) 0-2.5 µmol/L
Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDC) 0-1.0 µmol/L
Total 0-7.0 µmol/L
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
Reference intervals were derived using samples obtained after an overnight fast.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0092611||Bile Acids - Cholic Acid||30518-5|
|0092612||Bile Acids - Deoxycholic Acid||30520-1|
|0092613||Bile Acids - Chenodeoxycholic Acid||30519-3|
|0092614||Total Bile Acids||14628-2|
|0093240||Bile Acids - Ursodeoxycholic Acid||55159-8|
- Bile Salts
- Chenodeoxycholic Acid
- Cholic Acid
- Deoxycholic Acid
- Fractionated Bile Acids
- Ursodeoxycholic Acid (UDC)