Bilirubin, Total, Body Fluid
New York DOH Approval Status
Biliary/Hepatic, Drain, Peritoneal/Ascites, or Pleural fluid.
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)
Specimen types other than those listed. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument.
Specimen source must be provided.
If protected from light: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
Within 24 hours
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.
For CSF specimens, refer to Bilirubin, CSF ARUP test code 2005248.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020510||Bilirubin, Total, Body Fluid||1974-5|
|2013060||Bilirubin, Total Fluid Source||31208-2|