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Bilirubin Body Fluid

Published on January 24, 2018

Bilirubin BodyFluid

SIM

10530 

CPT

82247 

Synonyms

BF Bilirubin 

Specimen Type

All body fluids except CSF.  Ex.: Joint Fluid, Pericardial Fluid, Pleural fluid, Paracentesis fluid, Thorocentesis Fluid, Amniotic fluid, etc. 

Container

Sterile container

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

3 mL
Min: 1 mL

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Refrigerated

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated:  2 hours 

Rejection Criteria

Clotted fluid
Mucoid fluid

Reference Range

None

Critical Value

None 

Test Includes

Direct Bilirubin 

Methodology

Timed Endpoint Diazo method 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

1-24-18

Supplemental

  

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on January 24, 2018

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