Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name BILIRUBIN TOTAL
Components
Synonyms T. Bili or TBIL
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred: 3mL Green / Yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED or SST, K2 - EDTA plasma.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling Protect specimen from light.
Rejection Criteria Hemolysis
Methodology Diazo
Reference Range 0 - 24 hours 2.0-6.0 mg/dL; 25 -48 hours 6.0-7.0 mg/dL; 49 hours 5 days 4.0 – 12.0 mg/dL; >5 days 0.2-1.3 mg/dL
CPT Code(s) 82247
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT < 1hr; Routine less than four hrs.
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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