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BILIRUBIN AMNIOTIC FLUID

Synonym

Bilirubin Spectroscopy - A450 nm - Δ450 nm - Amniotic Fluid Bilirubin Scan - Liley's Curve

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Amniotic Fluid, one sterile container

Handling

Protect amniotic fluid from light by wrapping the container in aluminum foil or putting it in a sterile brown plastic tube.  Gestational age and pertinent clinical data must be sumitted with requisition.  Avoid contamination with blood.

Preferred Volume

3.0-5.0 mL

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C), protect from light

Rejection Criteria

Specimens not protected from light

Stability

Specimens is protected from light: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

1-2 days

Method

Spectrophotometry (Delta OD 450 nm)

Referral Lab

ARUP (80276)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82143

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:06 AM


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