Laboratory Services

Bilirubin, Total

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Bilirubin, Total
Synonym(s)

TBILI, Total Bilirubin,

Test ID
TBIL
Specimen Type

Serum

Alternate Specimen Type

Red, Li-heparin plasma, K2EDTA

Specimen Requirements

SST

Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions

SST - Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. If a red-top tube or green-top tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.

Additional Processing Details

Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. If a red-top tube or green-top tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.

Stability

1 day at 15-25˚C
14 days at 2-8 ˚C
6 months at -20 ˚C

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Methodology

Colorimetric

Estimated TAT

0-2 days

Testing Schedule

Monday-Saturday

CPT Code(s)

82247

Minimum Sample Volume

Preferred volume 1mL

Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)

500 uL

Reference Range

0 days - 1 day: < 8.0 mg/dL
1 day - 2 days: <13.0 mg/dL
2 days - 14 days: <15.0 mg/dL
15 days - 18 years: ≤1.0 mg/dL
Adult: ≤ 1.2 mg/dL

Performing Lab

Incyte Diagnostics

LOINC Code(s)

1975-2