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Lab Dept:

Chemistry

Test Name:

LIVER PANEL

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

LIVP

Synonyms:

Hepatic Panel

CPT Codes:

80076–Hepatic function panel

Test Includes:

Albumin and Total Protein; in g/dL; Bilirubin, Total and Bilirubin, Direct in mg/dL; Alkaline Phosphatase, Alanine amino transferase, (ALT/SGPT) and Aspartate amino transferase, (AST/SGOT) in U/L.

Logistics

Test Indications:

Useful in evaluating hepatic function.

Lab Testing Sections:

Chemistry

Phone Numbers:

MIN Lab: 612-813-6280

STP Lab: 651-220-6550

Test Availability:

Daily, 24 hours

Turnaround Time:

4 hours

Special Instructions:

N/A

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Blood

Container:

Preferred: Green top (Li Heparin) tube
Alternate: Red top tube

Draw Volume:

0.6 mL blood

Processed Volume:

0.2 mL plasma/serum

Collection:

Routine venipuncture

Special Processing:

N/A

Patient Preparation:

None

Sample Rejection:

Mislabeled or unlabeled specimen; gross hemolysis

Interpretive

Reference Range:

See individual test listings

Critical Values:

See individual test listings

Limitations:

N/A

Methodology:

See individual test listing

References:

See individual test listings



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