Within 24 hours
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
For information on body fluid reference ranges and/or interpretive guidance visit https://aruplab.com/bodyfluids/.
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|