Hepatic Function Panel

Test Code
10256

Alias/See Also
Liver Panel; Liver Profile

CPT Codes
80076

Includes
Includes: Total Protein (70168), Albumin, Globulin (calculated), Albumin/Globulin Ratio (calculated), Total Bilirubin (70245), Direct Bilirubin (285), Indirect Bilirubin (calculated), Alkaline Phosphatase (70121), AST (70138), ALT (70122)

Preferred Specimen
serum

Minimum Volume
1 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
plasma from Lithium Heparin tube


Instructions
Barrier tubes (serum separator tubes or plasma separator tubes) are preferred. If non-barrier tubes are utilized, the serum/plasma must be removed immediately after centrifuging and placed in a screw-cap transfer tube.

Collection notes: Avoid hemolysis. Invert tubes at least 8 times. Allow to clot in an upright position for 30 minutes. Within 2 hours, centrifuge tubes 10 minutes. Keep tightly stoppered.

Do NOT re-centrifuge tubes. Do NOT freeze the primary collection tube.

Transport Container
Original tube preferred, may be sent in a screw-top transfer tube.


Transport Temperature
Room Temperature or Refrigerated


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Hemolysis, Lipemia, incorrect specimen type, insufficient sample volume, improper storage conditions, contaminated sample.


Methodology
see individual components

Setup Schedule
24/7
AU

Report Available
daily

Clinical Significance
See Individual Tests

Performing Laboratory
Compunet Clinical Laboratories, LLC
2308 Sandridge Drive
Moraine, OH 45439



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.