Hepatic Panel


Abbrev Code:BHEPAT   
Order Code:LAB20Order Name:Hepatic Panel
Synonyms:Liver Function Test (LFT)
Methodology:Refer to individual test listings.
CPT Codes: 80076 x1
Test Includes:Albumin, ALT, AST, bilirubin (direct and total), alkaline phosphatase; total protein.
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day;
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Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2.5mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Green (lithium heparin, gel), St Johns/St Joseph/Woodwinds-Green (lithium heparin, no gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel), St Johns/St Joseph/Woodwinds - Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Moderate hemolysis


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1.25 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability - See individual test codes.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (M Health Maple Grove Clinic, Range, UMMC-East Bank, Oxboro Bloom, Lakes, Ridges, Northland, Southdale, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center, Grand Itasca, St. Joseph's, St. John's, Woodwinds)


Interpretive

Critical Range:Hepatic Panel Critical Values and Reference Ranges
Reference Range:Hepatic Panel Critical Values and Reference Ranges
Use:Evaluate hepatic disease.


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