Bilirubin, Total Blood

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: TBIL
POE DESCRIPTION: TOTAL BILIRUBIN; TBIL
CPT CODE: 82247
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Specimen must be protected from light and transported to the laboratory promptly.
REFERENCE RANGE: 1 day to 1 month: 0.6-11.1 mg/dL; 1 month to adult: 0.2-1.3 mg/dL
CRITICAL VALUES:

Newborn to 7 days: > 15 mg/dL

1 week to 1 month: > 20 mg/dL

TEST SYNONYM(S):Total Bilirubin