Test Catalog

Test ID: BILEA    
Bile Acids, Total, Serum

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

An aid in the evaluation of liver function

 

Evaluation of liver function changes before the formation of more advanced clinical signs of illness such as icterus

 

An aid in the determination of hepatic dysfunction as a result of chemical and environmental injury

 

An indicator of hepatic histological improvement in chronic hepatitis C patients responding to interferon treatment

 

An indicator for intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy

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

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

Enzymatic

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, Total, S

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

Bile Acids, Total
Bile Salts, Total