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/.

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