Amniotic Bilirubin Scan
0080276
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
AMBIL
Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Amniocentesis.  
Collect
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
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens not protected from light.  
Remarks
  
Stability
If specimen is protected from light: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
Normal:  0.02 OD or less; depends on gestational age.  
Interpretive Data
For additional information about this test, including charts for interpreting the result based on gestational age, refer to the Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn topic at arupconsult.com.  
Note
Stat testing must be approved by the pathologist on call after 5:00 p.m.
CPT Code(s)
82143
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0080276Amniotic Bilirubin Scan
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Aliases
  • Delta OD 450
  • OD 450