Bilirubin, Direct and Total

Abbrev Code:BBIL   
Order Code:LAB168Order Name:BILI Direct and Total
Synonyms:BBIL; Conjugated
Methodology:Roche: Total-Colorimetric diazo; Direct-Diazonium salt
Woodwinds: Diazonium salt
CPT Codes: 82248 x1, 82248 x1, 82247 x1, 82247 x1
Test Includes:Total and direct bilirubin, total and direct bilirubin values are reported. Direct bilirubin refers to the sum of the conjugated and delta fractions.
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
Special Instructions:Add-ons to previous specimens are acceptable for 26 hours. (UMMC East - acceptable for up to 6 days).  Bilirubin is photosensitive and samples should be protected from both day light and fluorescent light to avoid photo-degradation.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Collection Instructions:Chemistry Tests Containers Chart

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection 1.25 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Roche: 1 day at room temperature; 7 days refrigerated; 6 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Roche-CSC Maple Grove, Roche-CSC Mpls, Roche-Grand Itasca, Roche-Lakes, Roche-Northland, Roche-Range, Roche-Ridges, Roche-Southdale, Roche-St. John's, Roche-UMMC East, Roche-UMMC West, Woodwinds)


Critical Range:Hepatic Panel Critical Values and Reference Ranges
Reference Range:Hepatic Panel Critical Values and Reference Ranges

Suspected hepatic disease.


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