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.
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

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82247

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020032 Bilirubin, Total, Serum or Plasma 1975-2
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Aliases
  • Neonatal bilirubin
  • Total bilirubin
Bilirubin, Total, Serum or Plasma