Bilirubin

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: BILI ACHM1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top (lithium or sodium heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 0.6 mL

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis, lipemia, specimen exposed to light

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Diazo Method

Special Instructions: Protect the specimen from light exposure. Ask that the blue bilirubin lights in the NICU be turned off while collecting.

OC Power Word: LBILI

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Ref. range is age dependent; avail on patient report

CPT Code: 82248, 82247

Panel Includes: Total and Direct Bilirubin

Synonyms: -

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