Test directory: Bilirubin, Total

Ordering Code123
Test NameBilirubin, Total
AliasT Bili
Bili Total
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green),
Plasma in Lithium Heparin Amber Microtainer (Mint Green),
Serum in Plain (Red),
Serum in SST Amber Microtainer (Gold)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Microtainer: Full draw required.
Collection InstructionsAfter collection, avoid prolonged exposure to light
Lithium Heparin specimens: full draw required. (Underfilled
LiHeparin tubes may cause elevated results)
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 4 Days
Frozen: 2 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaProlonged exposure to light, Underfilled LiHeparin tubes,
Specimen older than stability limits, Grossly hemolyzed,
Insufficient quantity
Avail. StatYES
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyDiazo Colorimetric

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Bilirubin, Total>=17Y0-1.20-1.2mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total2W-16Y0-1.00-1.0mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total4D-2W0-12.0>= 18.00-12.0>= 18.0mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total2D-4D<=17.0>= 18.0<=17.0>= 18.0mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total1D-2D<=14.0>= 15.0<=14.0>= 15.0mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total0-1D<=8.0>= 15.0<=8.0>= 15.0mg/dL