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Test ID: BAFS    
Bile Acids, Fractionated and Total, Serum

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


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

Measurement of individual bile acids in serum


May also be useful for patients receiving bile acid therapy, such as cholic acid, deoxycholic acid, or ursodeoxycholic acid


Bile acids are elevated in individuals with liver dysfunction.


Both total bile acids and fractionated bile acids, including cholic acid, chenodeoxycholic acid, deoxycholic acid, and ursodeoxycholic acid, are reported.

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

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

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

Bile Acids, Fractionated and Tot, S