Total Bilirubin - TBILI - TBIL
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum or Plasma, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red, or 3.0 mL mint green (lithium heparin, PST) top tube
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells within 1 hour of collection. PROTECT FROM EXTENDED LIGHT EXPOSURE.
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (15-25°C): 24 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 3 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 month
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
Age adjusted ranges.
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