BILIRUBIN,TOTAL (TBIL)

Message
If testing is delayed, wrap in foil to protect from light.

Test Code
LAB50

Alias/See Also
TBIL

CPT Codes
82247

Preferred Specimen
1 mL plasma

Transport Container
Preferred: Light green top;
Acceptable: Plain green top, Gold top, Plain red top

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated

Reference Range
newborn & cord blood: <4.0 mg/dL;
1 day: <10.0 mg/dL;
2 day - 6 day: <12.0 mg/dL;
6 day - 1 mo.: not established;
1 mo. - adult: 0.0-1.2 mg/dL



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.