Bilirubin, TotalMain Content
Test Code: 287
CPT Code(s): 82247
Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)
Clinical Significance: Measurement of the levels of bilirubin is used in the diagnosis and treatment of liver, hemolytic, hematologic, and metabolic disorders, including hepatitis and gallbladder obstructive disease.
Alternative Name(s): N/A
Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL
Preferred Specimen: Serum
Preferred Volume: 1mL
Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Special Instructions: Protect from light by wrapping a spun SST in foil or transferring serum to an amber transport vial
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 72 hours
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis; plasma collected in oxalate, EDTA, citrate, or fluoride tubes is unacceptable
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