Bilirubin, Amniotic Fluid - LG21


Sunquest Code:MMMISC  
Epic Code:LAB666Epic Name:Bilirubin Amniotic Fluid
Order Instructions:If SCAN is ordered, cancel and re-order as MMMISC and send to Mayo
Methodology:Spectrophotometric scan
CPT Code:82247
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 1-3 days.
Special Instructions:Gestational age at the time of amniocentesis is required.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Amniotic Fluid
Optimal Volume:3.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.7 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (Plastic leakproof container, sterile, Sterile tube)
Collection Instructions:

1.     Centrifuge, separate supernatant and send both supernatant and sediment in separate opaque amber vials to protect from light.

2.     Label specimens as sediment and supernatant.

 



Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Protect from light. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at frozen temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:AFBIL


Interpretive

Reference Range:Interpretive report.
Use:Evaluation of Rh disease, i.e. hemolytic disease of the fetus.


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