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Bilirubin, Total

Test Code:

BC0047

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Gel separator tube (Adult)
Microtube (Paed)

Specimen Requirement

Plain Blood
Adult: 5 mL
Paediatric: 1.3 mL
Prevent exposure to light.


Invert blood 5 times after blood collection ensures the anticoagulant is well mixed with the blood. This will ensure results are reliable.

 

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

Yes

Turn Around Time

Average 2 hrs (1 - 3 hrs)

Reference Value(s)

<1day: 0-103 µmol/L
1day - <3days: 0-171 µmol/L
3days - 6days: 0-205 µmol/L
6days - <30days: 0-100 µmol/L
30days to 150yrs: 3-21 µmol/L

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Clinical Chemistry

Contact Number

6394 1383

Day and Time Performed

Daily, 24 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Critical Value: -High: >300 µmol/L

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Bilirubin, Total BC0047
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