DWR Diagnostics Laboratory

Bile Acid Stimulation Test

  • Starve the patient for 12 hours
  • Collect 1-2 ml blood into a serum gel tube
  • Feed a small amount of food - ideally puppy/kitten food. If the patient is not eating liquidize the food and give by syringe
  • Collect a second sample 2 hours post feeding, into a serum gel tube
  • Label the tube with patient details and time of sampling.