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Test ID BILID Bilirubin Direct, Serum

Useful For

Evaluation of jaundice and liver functions

Method Name

Photometric, Diazotized Sulfanilic Acid

Reporting Name

Bilirubin, Direct

Specimen Type

Serum


Shipping Instructions


Ship specimen in amber vial to protect from light.



Necessary Information


Patient's age and sex are required.



Specimen Required


Supplies: Amber Frosted Tube, 5 mL (T192)

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Amber tube (T192)

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

2. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 24 hours LIGHT PROTECTED
  Frozen  30 days LIGHT PROTECTED
  Ambient  6 hours LIGHT PROTECTED

Reference Values

≥12 months: 0.0-0.3 mg/dL

Reference values have not been established for patients who are <12 months of age.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

82248

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
BILID Bilirubin, Direct 1968-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
BILID Bilirubin, Direct 1968-7

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Report Available

Same day/1 to 2 days

NY State Approved

Yes