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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:

Spun/Separated:

6 hours

Room Temperature: </=24 hrs
Refrigerator:  7 days
Frozen: 6 months

Availability 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal:
Bilirubin, Total (mg/dL)
Age Range mg/dL
0-14 days Not stated
>14 days - Adult <1.2
  Critical:  Age 0-1 year: >14.9 mg/dl 
Comments

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Reviewed by Karen Hrischuk on December 13, 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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