Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

Bilirubin, Total

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID LAB50
EPIC Order BILIRUBIN, TOTAL
CPT Code(s) 82247
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 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: Bilirubin, Total (mg/dL)
Age: Reference Range (mg/dL)
0-1 days <5.0
1-2 days <11.0
2-3 days <13.0
3-6 days Undefined
6 days - Adult 0.3-1.2
Critical: Age <1 Month: >15.0 mg/dl
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Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 04, 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