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BILD
BILIRUBIN, DIRECT, SERUM

Test Code BILD 
Test BILIRUBIN, DIRECT, SERUM 
Methodology Colorimetric 
Description Useful in the diagnosis of liver disease, detection of hemolytic anemia, and to evaluate jaundice. 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. (HEMOLYZED SPECIMEN IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.)
Send 1.0 mL (0.3 mL minimum)of serum refrigerated.
PROTECT SPECIMEN FROM LIGHT. 
MMC Specimen Draw blood in a plasma gel tube. (HEMOLYZED SPECIMEN IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.) 1.0 mL (0.3 mL minimum) of plasma required. PROTECT SPECIMEN FROM LIGHT. 
Reference Values 0.0 - 0.3 mg/dL 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 82248