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Bilirubin, Total, Pleural Fluid

Bilirubin, Total, Pleural Fluid (HCPLTBIL) Chemistry Lab Test

Name: Bilirubin, Total, Pleural Fluid

Test Name: Bilirubin, Total, Pleural Fluid

Health Link Test Code: HCPLTBIL

LIS Test Code: PLTBIL

CPT Code(s): 82247

Methodology: Diazonium Salt

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.

Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.

Specimen: Pleural Fluid

Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container

Also Acceptable: Red top

Collection Instructions:

Indicate source of pleural fluid.

Collection Volume: 1 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.3 mL

Stability Ambient:

1 day

Stability Refridgerated:

7 days

Stability Frozen:

6 months

Sample Analyzed: Pleural Fluid

Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.2 mL

Specimen Processing:

Centrifuge. Transfer cell-free fluid to plastic vial. Refrigerate.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to the laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location. Protect specimen from light.

Interpretation:

Chemistry- Body Fluid - Interpretive Guide.pdf

Results are reported in mg/dL.

Additional Information:

This test was performed using a modification of an FDA approved method. The performance characteristics of this test were determined by the UWHC Clinical Laboratories and meet the standards for clinical testing.