Bilirubin, Neonatal

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB51
  • Soft Test Code:
  • BILIN
Alternate Names
  • Bilirubin Total (Neonatal)

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Patient Preparation

This test is for infants 6 months and younger


Specimen Requirements

0.4 mL Plasma from a Green Top Microtainer - Li Heparin in a Plastic Vial 

Alternate Specimen

1.0 Plasma from a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Li Heparin in a Plastic Vial 
or
1.0 Serum from a SST Gold Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
or
1.0 Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial 
or
1.0 Plasma from a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA in a Plastic Vial 
or 
1.0 mL Plasma from a Green Top Tube - Li Heparin in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

5 days Refrigerated

72 hours unspun

Collection Instructions

Avoid Hemolysis

If potiential prolonged exposure to sunlight specimen should be protected from the light by placing in an Opaque bag

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

0 to 1 day: 0.0-5.0 mg/dl
1 day to 2 days: 0.0-6.0 mg/dl
2 days to 6 months: 0.0-7.0 mg/dl


Critical Ranges:

0 to 1 day: >=7.0 mg/dL 
2 days: >=12.0 mg/dL 
3 days to 6 months: >15.0 mg/dL


Methodology:
  • Colorimetric

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Cancer Institute
  • Parkview Kosciusko Hospital
  • Parkview LaGrange Hospital
  • Parkview Noble Hospital
  • Parkview Randallia Hospital
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
  • Parkview Southwest
  • Parkview Wabash Hospital
  • Parkview Whitley Hospital
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Chemistry
Stat Eligible

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01422697


CPT Coding

82247