Test Catalog

Test ID: BAIPD    
Bile Acids for Peroxisomal Disorders, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Biomarker for peroxisomal biogenesis disorders such as Zellweger syndrome and single enzyme defects of bile acid synthesis including D-bifunctional protein deficiency and alpha methyl CoA racemaces

 

Monitoring patients receiving bile acid therapy such as cholic acid for liver disease due to peroxisomal biogenesis disorders or single enzyme defects in bile acid synthesis

Highlights

Bile acids for peroxisomal disorders is a serum test measuring C27 bile acids, which are a diagnostic marker for peroxisomal biogenesis disorders and single enzyme defects of bile acid synthesis including D-bifunctional protein deficiency and alpha methyl CoA racemase deficiency.

 

Bile acids for peroxisomal disorders can also be used for monitoring of treatment efficacy.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Ordering Guide: Bile Acid-Associated Tests in Special Instructions.

 

See Newborn Screen Follow-up for X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy in Special Instructions.

 

For more information, see Newborn Screening Act Sheet X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy: Increased Very Long Chain Fatty Acids in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Bile Acids for Peroxisomal D/O, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Peroxisomal Disorder
Peroxisomal Biogenesis Disorder
D-bifunctional protein deficiency
Alpha methyl-CoA racemase deficiency
Bile acids
C27 bile acids
Dihydroxycholestanoic acid
Trihydroxycholestanoic acid
Total Cholic acid
Total Chenodeoxycholic acid
Total Ursodeoxycholic acid
Total bile acids
Zellweger Syndrome