Colorimetric (Vanadate Oxidation)
Liver function test useful in the diagnosis of jaundice due to liver disease, hemolytic anemia, and ABO/Rh incompatability.
DIRECT BILIRUBIN: < 0.3 mg/dL. TOTAL BILIRUBIN: 1-11 years: 0.1 - 1.0 mg/dL; 12-150 years: 0.2 - 1.2 mg/dL; 0-1 month: Critical Value >=15 mg/dL.
- BILIRUBIN, FRACTIONS
- Bilirubin, Direct
- Bilirubin, Indirect
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Protect specimen from light (place in brown plastic bag or aliquot into brown tube).
Protect specimen from light.
Test includes direct bilirubin, total bilirubin, and indirect bilirubin (calculated).