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Bilirubin, Direct

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB52
EPIC Order
BILIRUBIN, DIRECT
CPT Code(s) 82248
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core
Tube Station Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube / Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
micro: 200 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability
Unspun: 6 hours
Spun/Separated: Room Temperature- 6 hours
Refrigerator: 7 days
Frozen: 4 months
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Adults: <0.3 mg/dL
Comments

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Direct Bilirubin is included in Hepatic Function Panel

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 16, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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