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Test ID: BILEA    
Bile Acids, Total, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

200039

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

Yes

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

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

Enzymatic

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Bile Acids, Total, S

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

Bile Acids, Total
Bile Salts, Total