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Bilirubin Total, Serum/Plasma

Test ID: BILT
Orderable by Ontario ND

Test

Method

Spectrophotometric (Kinetic rate)

Report Includes

Bilirubin Total

Specimens

Serum; Plasma (Heparin)

Test Location

ON, CA

Test Version

3-Oct-2019

Specimen

Specimens

Serum; Plasma (Heparin)

Sample Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Comment

Gel-separator tubes are acceptable.

Collection & Handling

Collection Instructions

Amber microtainer preferred for newborn samples

Handling Information

Protect specimen from light during collection, transport and storage. Separate within 2 hours of collection.

Stability

Ambient 4 hours
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen 6 months

Additional Stability Information

Bilirubin is photosensitive and specimens should be protected from light. Use of amber transfer vials is encouraged.

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis Gross
Specimen Not protected from light

Test Version

3-Oct-2019

Performance / Interpretation

Method

Spectrophotometric (Kinetic rate)

Turnaround Time

2 Days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Bilirubin Total µmol/L
  • Newborn:
  • 0 - 2 days: 0 - 130
  • 3 - 14 days: 0 - 200
  • Adult: 0 - 23

Test Location

ON, CA

Test Version

3-Oct-2019

Interface / Setup

Test Version

3-Oct-2019