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Test Code 6965 Hepatic Function Panel

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Profile Information:
Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT/SGPT) Bilirubin, Direct
Albumin Bilirubin, Total
Alkaline Phosphatase Activity, Total Protein, Total
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST/SGOT)  

General Information:

See Common Panel Test Combinations in Special Instructions to avoid duplicate test requests when multiple panels are ordered.

Method Name:

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Literature Reference:

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Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma
Container/Tube: Mint-green top (lithium heparin)
Specimen Volume: Full tube

 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday
Turnaround Time:
STAT: 1 hour after receipt in laboratory
Routine: 2 to 4 hours after receipt in laboratory

Reference Values

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Literature Reference:

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Test Classification and CPT Coding

80076

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Alternate Tube:

1 dark green-top (lithium heparin) tube
1 red-top tube
Analyte Stability:

See Analyte Stability Chart in Special Instructions.

Laboratory Processing Instructions:
Test performed in BJH Core Lab.  Processed by automated line for delivery to the Cobas 8000. Test performed in North Campus Laboratory. Centrifuge upon receipt and deliver to the Modular. Completed specimens are stored refrigerated for 5 days. 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

LOINC Code Information

Name LOINC Code
Alanine Aminotransferase 1742-6
Albumin 1751-7
Alkaline Phosphatase 6768-6
Aspartate Aminotransferase 1920-8
Bilirubin, Direct 1968-7
Bilirubin, Total 1975-2
Protein, Total 2885-2