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Bilirubin

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
BILI ACHM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium 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.
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:
-