BILIRUBIN, TOTAL, SERUM/PLASMA

Synonyms: Total Bilirubin
Computer Code: (BILT)
Specimen Collection: 1 mL blood (light green top (Li Heparin) preferred. Red/gold acceptable). Pediatrics: 0.5 mL blood (light green top (Li Heparin) preferred. Red/gold acceptable).
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube.
Reference Values: Age 1 Year to Adult: 0.1-1.2 MG/DL Age 31 Days: 0.2-1.0 MG/DL Age 6 Days: 0.0-4.9 MG/DL Age 3 Days: 0.0-11.6 MG/DL Age 2 Days: 0.0-8.1 MG/DL Age 0 Days: 0.0-5.7 MG/DL Cord Blood: 0-3.9 mg/dL Critical Value: Birth - 30 days: > or equal to 12.0 mg/dL
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 2 hrs
Stat TAT: 60 min
CPT Code(s): 82247
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII