Hepatic Function Panel

Methodology: 
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Performed: 
Monday - Friday
Reported: 
Within 24 hours
Use: 
Monitoring of liver function
Purpose and principle: 
Initial screening for hepatobiliary inflammation
Specimen Requirements: 

Type: Peripheral blood

Container/Tube:
  • Serum, gel
  • Plasma, gel

Sample Volume: 0.5 mL Serum

Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing): After separation from cells
  • Ambient: 24 hours
  • Refrigerated: 7 days
  • Frozen: 1 year
Unacceptable Conditions: Moderate-to-gross hemolysis
Reference Values: 
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Interpretation Data: 
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CPT Code (s): 
80076
Notes: 
Collection procedure: 
Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.
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