Measurement of the levels of bilirubin is used in the diagnosis and treatment of liver, hemolytic, hematologic, and metabolic disorders, including hepatitis and gallbladder obstructive disease.
Protect from light by wrapping a spun SST(R) in foil or transferring
serum or plasma to an amber transport vial. Moderate and grossly
hemolyzed specimens will be rejected. Transport room temperature.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Reject Criteria: Hemolysis; Anticoagulants other than heparin
Ambient - 72 hours *if protected from light Refrigerated - 72 hours *if protected from light Frozen - 3 Months *if protected from light