Bilirubin, direct

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

DBIL

CPT CODE:

82248

DAYS PERFORMED:

Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME:

Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Specimen must be protected from light and transported to the laboratory promptly.

CONTAINER TYPE:

SST tube or Microtainer (Lithium heparin SST) tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

Blood

MINIMUM VOLUME:

0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serm)

REFERENCE RANGE:

0 - 1 month: 0.0 - 0.6 mg/dL

1 month - adult: 0.0 - 0.4 mg/dL

LAST UPDATED:

3-25-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):Conjugated Bilirubin, DBIL