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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. 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