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Total Bile Acids

Alternate Names
Bile Salts, Bile Acids
Ordering Information
It is preferred that the patient is fasting for this test
Laboratory
Biochemistry
Specimen
Blood
Container
Serum tube (gold top)
Additional Collection Instructions

A non-fasting specimen is acceptable.

Please make a note of the patient's fasting status.

Minimum Adult Volume
5mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
1mL
Notes
Total Bile Acids refers to the sum of Cholic Acid, Chenodeoxycholic Acid, Deoxycholic Acid, Lithocholic Acid and Ursodeoxycholic Acid.
Frequency
Twice a week
Reference Interval

Bile Acids Reference Interval (Fasting): ALL: