Total Bilirubin

Additional Information:

UFHPL Epic order code: LAB50

CPT Code(s):


Collection Procedure:

Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

Specimen Requirements:

Type: Peripheral blood


  • Serum, gel
  • Plasma, gel

Sample Volume: 0.5 mL

Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing): Samples should be protected from light if exposure to direct sunlight may occur.

  • Refrigerated: 3 days
  • Frozen: 3 months
Specimen Retention Time: 5 days


This Total Bilirubin Reagent is a variation of the classical diazo method.


Within 24 hours

Reference Values:

0.0-1.0 MG/DL