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Bilirubin

Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
BILI MACH1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top ( lithium heparin ) tube
Collection Volume:
Collect 0.5 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:
330-746-9623
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference range is age dependent; available on patient report
CPT Code:
82248
Panel Includes:
Total and Direct Bilirubin