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Direct Bilirubin, Indirect Bilirubin (calculated), Total Bilirubin
1 mL serum
Sodium heparin (green-top) tube • Lithium heparin (green-top) tube
Protect from light. Avoid hemolysis.
Foil-wrapped spun SST® • Amber plastic screw-cap vial • Foil-wrapped plastic screw-cap vial
Room temperature: 24 hours *
Refrigerated: 72 hours*
Frozen: 90 days*
* If protected from light
Hemolysis • Anticoagulants other than heparin
Set up: Daily; Report available: 1 day
|≤1 Day||≤5.1||mg/dL (calc)|
|2 Days||≤7.2||mg/dL (calc)|
|3-5 Days||≤10.3||mg/dL (calc)|
|6-7 Days||≤8.4||mg/dL (calc)|
|8-9 Days||≤6.5||mg/dL (calc)|
|10-11 Days||≤4.6||mg/dL (calc)|
|12-13 Days||≤2.7||mg/dL (calc)|
|14 Days - 9 Years||0.2-0.8||mg/dL (calc)|
|10-19 Years||0.2-1.1||mg/dL (calc)|
|≥20 Years||0.2-1.2||mg/dL (calc)|
|14 Days - 9 Years||0.2-0.8||mg/dL|
Measurement of the levels of bilirubin is used in the diagnosis and treatment of liver, hemolytic, hematologic, and metabolic disorders, including hepatitis and gall bladder obstructive disease.
The Result and LOINC information listed below should not be used for electronic interface maintenance with Quest Diagnostics. Please contact the Quest Diagnostics Connectivity Help Desk for more information at 800-697-9302.NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.
|Result Name||LOINC Code||Component Name|
|DBIL||BILIRUBIN, DIRECT||1968-7||Bilirubin.glucuronidated+Bilirubin.albumin bound|
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.
LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.
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