Assess alloimmune hemolytic disease of the newborn. Follow progression of disease in fetus to determine need for fetal transfusion or early delivery. Evaluate in conjunction with fetal Rh genotyping.
- Patient Preparation
- Amniotic fluid.
- Specimen Preparation
- Protect from light during collection, storage, and shipment. Transfer 3 mL amniotic fluid to an ARUP Amber Transport Tube. (Min: 2 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Specimens not protected from light.
- If specimen is protected from light: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0080276||Amniotic Bilirubin Scan||27198-1|
- Delta OD 450
- OD 450