Item Value
Test name Bilirubin, Direct, Plasma / Serum
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Chemistry
Normal range
< 1 week <0.9 mg/dL
≥ 1 week <0.3 mg/dL

1. Normal range for neonates 0-1 week adopted from Beckman Coulter's "Pediatric Reference Range Guidelines for Synchron Systems" Bulletin 9345
2. Normal range for adults was determined by testing 271 male and female healthy blood donors at UCSF. Adult range adopted for pediatric patients >1 week.
Container type Light green top preferred, Gold top acceptable
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
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Collection Instructions Protect from light.
Sample type Plasma or serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667