Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Hepatic Function Profile

Synonyms
Liver Profile

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
2 mL blood in a mint green (lithium heparin)or red top w/ yellow ring gel tube

Availability
STAT
Routine

Turn Around Time
STAT: 1 hr
Routine: 2-4 hrs

Special Instructions
Profile includes: Albumin, Alkaline Phosphatase, AST, ALT, Bilirubin and Total Protein

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
Albumin
Age Dependent:
0-2mos = 2.0-5.3 g/dL
2mos-1yrs = 2.7-5.6 g/dL
1-12yrs = 2.9-5.1 g/dL
>12yrs = 3.0-5.1 g/dL

Alkaline Phosphatase
Age Dependent:
0-3 yrs = 110-320 U/L
3-10 yrs = 140-400
10-12 yrs = 140-560
12-14 yrs = 105-420
14-16 yrs = 70-230
>16 yrs = 50-130

ALT
5-50 U/L
Age Dependent:
0-1wk = 10-100 U//L
1wk-2yrs = 20-77
>2 yrs = 12-50

AST
Age Dependent:
0-1wk = 10-100 U/L
1wk-2yrs = 20-77 U/L
> 2 yrs = 12-50 U/L

PROTEIN, Serum
Age Dependent:
0-1day = 4.0-6.8 g/dL
1day-2mos = 5.4-7.4
2mos-2yrs = 6.2-8.3
>2yrs = 6.5-8.3

BILIRUBIN, TOTAL
Age Dependent:
0 - 1 mo: 0.6 - 11.1 mg/dl
> 1 mo: 0.1 - 1.2

BILIRUBIN,DIRECT (BC)
Age Dependent:
0 - 1 mo: 0.0 - 0.6 mg/dl
> 1 mo: 0.0 - 0.4

BILIRUBIN, INDIRECT (BU)
Age Dependent:
0 - 1 mo: 0.6 - 10.5 mg/dl
> 1 mo: 0.0 - 1.2





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