Bilirubin, Total, Serum or Plasma
0020032
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
BILIT
Methodology
Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA) or green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Protect from light during collection, storage and shipment. Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Amber Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells if protected from light: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
By report (reports may vary based on instrumentation)  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82247
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020032Bilirubin, Total, Serum or Plasma
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Aliases
  • Neonatal bilirubin
  • Total bilirubin