Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

BILIRUBIN, FRACTIONATED

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1176         Geisinger Epic ID: 52629

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL serum (preferred) or plasma; minimum 0.5 mL
Special notes:
Protect from light: Please place in an amber vial or wrap plastic vial in foil; avoid hemolysis.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot. Protect from light: Please place in an amber vial or wrap plastic vial in foil; avoid hemolysis. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 24 hours. Refrigerated: 72 hours. Frozen: 90 days.
Rejection criteria:
Hemolysis • Anticoagulants other than heparin

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82247, 82248
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Direct Bilirubin, Indirect Bilirubin (calculated), Total Bilirubin.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 7286; Bilirubin, F
Clinical significance:
Measurement of the levels of bilirubin is used in the diagnosis and treatment of liver, hemolytic, hematologic, and metabolic disorders, including hepatitis and gall bladder obstructive disease.

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Daily; Report available: Next day    
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