Bilirubin, Total

Supply #193262 Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

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

Collection Guide: 

Supply: 193262 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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