Bilirubin

Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: BILI MACH1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top ( lithium heparin ) tube or Red top ( no anticoagulant )

Collection Volume: 0.6 mL (minimum 0.4 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: LVBILI

Lab/Phone: 330-746-9623

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range is age dependent; available on patient report

CPT Code: 82248

Panel Includes: Total and Direct Bilirubin

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