Bilirubin, Amniotic Fluid

Abbrev Code:MMMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Order Instructions:If SCAN is ordered, cancel and re-order as MMMISC and send to Mayo
Methodology:Spectrophotometric scan
CPT Codes: 82247 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Sun-Sat; results are reported within 1-3 days.

Special Instructions:Gestational age at the time of amniocentesis is required.

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
Alternate Containers: 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


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

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