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Test Code SQ TBIL, EPIC LAB50 Bilirubin, Total, Plasma

Methodology

Colormetric Diazo

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Neonates

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel) microtube

Specimen Volume: 0.25 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Avoid hemolysis.

2. Protect specimen from light.

 

Adults

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Avoid hemolysis.

2. Protect specimen from light.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Reference Values

 

Males
<1 day: 0.0-2.0 mg/dL
1-2 day: 0.0-6.0 mg/dL
3-7 days: 0.0-12.0 mg/dL
8 days-4 years: 0.2-0.8 mg/dL
5-6 years: 0.2-0.8 mg/dL
7-9 years: 0.2-1.0 mg/dL
10-12 years: 0.2-1.1 mg/dL
13-24 years: 0.3-1.7 mg/dL
25-39 years: 0.3-1.5 mg/dL
≥40 years: 0.3-1.3 mg/dL

Critical values (automatic call-back)

< 2 Days: > 12.0 mg/dL

3 Days - <7 days: ≥15.0 mg/dL

>7 days: ≥10.0 mg/dL

Females
<1 day: 0.0-2.0 mg/dL
1-2 day: 0.0-6.0 mg/dL
3-7 days: 0.0-12.0 mg/dL
8 days-4 years: 0.2-0.8 mg/dL
5-6 years: 0.2-0.9 mg/dL
7-9 years: 0.2-1.1 mg/dL
10-12 years: 0.2-1.3 mg/dL
13-24 years: 0.3-1.3 mg/dL
25-39 years: 0.3-1.2 mg/dL
≥40 years: 0.3-1.1 mg/dL
Critical values (automatic call-back)

< 2 Days: > 12.0 mg/dL

3 Days - <7 days: ≥15.0 mg/dL
>7 days: ≥10.0 mg/dL

 

 

 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82247