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Test Code 2644 Bilirubin, Direct, Plasma

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Colorimetric (Modified Jendrassik-Grof)

Literature Reference:

Package insert: Direct bilirubin reagent DBIL. Roche Corporation, 06/2015.

Specimen Requirements

Note: This test is also available as part of #6965 Hepatic Function Panel. See Common Panel Test Combinations in Special Instructions to avoid duplicate test requests when multiple panels are ordered.

 

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Mint-green top (lithium heparin)

Specimen Volume: Full tube

 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Turnaround Time:
STAT: 1 hour after receipt in laboratory 
Routine: 2 to 4 hours after receipt in laboratory

Reference Values

0.0-0.3 mg/dL

Literature Reference:

Tietz, Burtis CA, Ashwood ER, Bruns DE eds: Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics 5th ed: Chapter 32, p. 985, Elsevier, St. Louis, MO 2012.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82248

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Alternate Tube:

1 dark green-top (lithium heparin) tube
1 red-top tube
Analyte Stability:

See Analyte Stability Chart in Special Instructions.

Laboratory Processing Instructions:

Test performed in BJH Core Lab.  Processed by automated line for delivery to the Cobas 8000. Test performed in North Campus Laboratory. Centrifuge upon receipt and deliver to the Modular. Completed specimens are stored refrigerated for 5 days. 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

LOINC Code Information

Name LOINC Code
Bilirubin, Direct 1968-7