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 Laboratory
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: ≤4 hours recommended
Spun/Separated,
Room Temp:
2 hours
Spun/Separated,
Refrigerated:
5 days
Frozen: 3 months
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range
Age: Reference Range (mg/dL)
0-14 days ≤0.60 mg/dL
>14 days ≤0.30 mg/dL
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Direct Bilirubin is included in Hepatic Function Panel

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 03, 2021

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.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514