- Patient Preparation
- Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube.
- Specimen Preparation
- Protect from light during collection, shipment and storage. 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
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Hemolyzed specimens.
- After separation from cells if protected from light: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name|
- Bilirubin, Conjugated
- conjugated bilirubin
- Direct Bilirubin, Serum