Ordering Recommendation

Refer to aruplab.com/bodyfluids for clinical indications and interpretive information.

Mnemonic
TBILI-FL
Methodology

Quantitative 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

Biliary/Hepatic, Drain, Peritoneal/Ascites, or Pleural fluid.

Specimen Preparation

Protect from light during collection, storage, and shipment. Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Transfer 0.5 mL body fluid to an ARUP Amber Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimen types other than those listed. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument.

Remarks

Specimen source must be provided.

Stability

If protected from light: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data

For information on body fluid reference ranges and/or interpretive guidance visit https://aruplab.com/bodyfluids/.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Compliance Category

Modified FDA

Note

For CSF specimens, refer to Bilirubin, CSF ARUP test code 2005248.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82247

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020510 Bilirubin, Total, Body Fluid 1974-5
2013060 Bilirubin, Total Fluid Source 31208-2
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Aliases
Bilirubin, Total, Body Fluid