Bilirubin, Total

CPT Code(s):

  • 82247

Preferred Specimen:

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume:

0.5 mL

Special Instructions:

Protect from light by wrapping a spun SST in foil or transferring serum to an amber transport vial. Avoid hemolysis.

Transport Container:

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube (SST). (If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.)

Transport Temperature Name:

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability Components:

  • Refrigerated: 3 days (protected from light)

Testing Schedule:

Daily

Methodology:

JENDRASSIK GROF

Reference Range:

0.2-1.0 mg/dL

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