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Bilirubin, conjugated (direct); bilirubin, indirect; bilirubin, total
Within 1 day
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Serum (preferred) or plasma
1 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, or green-top (lithium heparin) tube
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection.
Severe hemolysis; improper labeling; severe lipemia
Liver and biliary tests are useful in the differential diagnosis of jaundice from bilirubin overproduction (hemolysis), decreased uptake (Gilbert disease), decreased conjugation (hepatocellular disease, familial, drug-induced, pregnancy; obstructive bile duct disease).
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|001214||Bilirubin, Total/Direct, Serum||34543-9||001099||Bilirubin, Total||mg/dL||1975-2|
|001214||Bilirubin, Total/Direct, Serum||34543-9||001222||Bilirubin, Direct||mg/dL||1968-7|
|001214||Bilirubin, Total/Direct, Serum||34543-9||011247||Bilirubin, Indirect||mg/dL||1971-1|
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