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Lab Test Dictionary

Bilirubin, Direct


DB, Conjugated

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr

Collection Information

Specimen Required

Minimum 1.0 ml blood

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Protect from light. Gold or red top tube is also acceptable.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

0.3 ml plasma (or serum)

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 ml plasma (or serum)

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge & separate


NOTE: FOR SMALL INFANTS, 0.6 ML IN LIGHT GREEN MICROTAINER IS ACCEPTABLE ** FOR ADD-ON REQUESTS, CHECK WITH CLS FOR SPECIMEN STABILITY** If Bilirubin Fractionated is requested have the MD order both Bilirubin Direct and Bilirubin Total.

CPT Codes