Colorimetric (Vanadate Oxidation)
Liver function test useful in the diagnosis of jaundice due to liver disease, hemolytic anemia, and ABO/Rh incompatability.
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, TOTAL
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). Fractionated Bilirubin (BILIFRAC) instead of Total Bilirubin (TBIL) is recommended for neonates <14 days old.
Protect specimen from light.
Test includes total bilirubin only.