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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Biliribin, Urine Random

Test Name

Biliribin, Urine Random (Part of Urinalysis)

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 5ml Urine

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect Sample in a sterile container. The preferred urine specimen especially for macroscopic analysis is a well-mixed first morning “mid-stream”. This is the most concentrated specimen and is most likely to reveal abnormalities. Random urine specimens may be used. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label or requisition.

Special Instructions Specimen should be tested within 2 hours of collection. If a delay in examination is unavoidable, the specimen must be refrigerated. The urine must be brought to room temperature before examination

Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled, Leaky or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Stability: Urine Bilirubin is stable for 4 hours at room temperature protected from light, refrigerated for 1 week and for 6 months at -15°C to -20°C.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

1 hour for Trauma / Stat - 2 hours for routine

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Negative

Test code

UMAC

Methodology

Colorometric

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information