Bile Acids, Urine

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Bile Acids Urine
Methodology:Mass spectrophotometry
CPT Codes: 82239 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2 weeks.
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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Patient Preparation:It is preferable for patients to be off URSO or Actigal for 5 days prior to sample collection.
Causes for Rejection:Do not collect on cotton balls or diapers.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 10 mL, 1 mL minimum. Freeze.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
Referral Lab number:9001004


Reference Range:By report.

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