Within 24 hours
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA) or green (sodium or lithium heparin).
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)
After separation from cells if protected from light: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020032||Bilirubin, Total, Serum or Plasma||1975-2|
- Neonatal bilirubin
- Total bilirubin