BILIRUBIN,DIRECT

Code
400.3300
Name
BILIRUBIN,DIRECT
Category
None
Department
Chemistry
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Direct Bili; Dbili
CPT Codes
82248
Site
Main Lab
Reference Test
ATLAS Test Code

BILD

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Room Temperature 2 day stability Refrigerated 2 week stability Frozen 6 month stability

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

0-0.3 mg/dL

Methodology

Colorimetric

Clinical Significance

Used in the diagnosis of liver disease, in the detection of hemolytic anemia, and to evaluate degrees of jaundice. Bilirubin is an organic compound formed by the reticuloendothelial system during the normal and abnormal destruction of red blood cells. Measurements of bilirubin are used in the diagnosis of liver disease, in the detection of hemolytic anemia, and to evaluate degrees of jaundice.

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