Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Bililrubin, Total, Bc and Bu

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.5 mL blood in a mint green (lithium heparin) or red top w/ yellow ring gel tube

Availability
STAT
Routine

Turn Around Time
STAT: 1-hour
Routine: 2-4 hours

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
BILIRUBIN, TOTAL
Age Dependent:
0 - 1 mo: 0.6 - 11.1 mg/dL
> 1 mo: 0.0 - 1.2 mg/dL
Critical Value: >20.0 mg/dL

BILIRUBIN,DIRECT (BC)
Age Dependent:
0 - 1 mo: 0.0 - 0.6 mg/dL
> 1 mo: 0.0 - 0.4 mg/dL

BILIRUBIN, INDIRECT (BU)
Age Dependent:
0 - 1 mo: 0.6 - 10.5 mg/dL
> 1 mo: 0.0 - 1.2 mg/dL

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