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Test ID: BAPS    
Bile Acid Profile, Serum

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

Evaluating the enterohepatic cycle consisting of the biliary system, intestine, portal circulation, and hepatocytes


Supporting researchers in need of free and conjugated values of all 20 bile acid species as well as total bile acid


Bile acid profile is a serum test that measures all free and conjugated bile acids, for a total of 20 individual species, as well as total bile acids.


No interpretation will be provided for this test that quantitates all free and conjugated bile acid species.

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.


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

Bile Acid Profile, S

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

Peroxisomal Disorder
Peroxisomal Biogenesis Disorder
Zellweger syndrome
D-bifunctional protein deficiency
Alpha methyl-CoA racemase deficiency
Cholic acid
Chenodeoxycholic acid
Deoxycholic acid
Ursodeoxycholic acid
Hyodeoxycholic acid
Lithocholic acid
Glycocholic acid
Glcyochenodeoxycholic acid
Glcyodeoxycholic acid
Glycoursodeoxycholic acid
Glycohyodeoxycholic acid
Glycolithocholic acid
Taurocholic acid
Taurochenodeoxycholic acid
Taurodeoxycholic acid
Tauroursodeoxycholic acid
Taurohyodeoxycholic acid
Taurolithodeoxycholic acid
Dihydroxycholestanoic acid
Trihydroxycholestanoic acid
Total bile acids