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BILIT
BILIRUBIN, TOTAL , SERUM

Test Code BILIT 
Test BILIRUBIN, TOTAL , SERUM 
Methodology Colorimetric 
Description Useful in the diagnosis of liver disease, detection of hemolytic anemia, and to evaluate degrees of jaundice. 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. (HEMOLYZED SPECIMEN IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.) Send 1.0 mL (minimum volume: 0.3 mL) 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 < 7 days: 0.0 - 12.0 mg/dL
>= 7 days: 0.0 - 1.0 mg/dL
Critical value: (< 5 years old) >= 15 mg/dL (initial result). 
Analytic Time 1 Day-Available STAT 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 82247