Bilirubin Total
Label Mnemonic: BILTC
Epic Lab Code: LAB572
Downtime Form: A-1a Critical Care/Special Care Nurseries Laboratory Requisition
Special Care Nurseries Laboratory
6853 JPP
356-1668
Specimen(s):
Whole Blood
Collection Medium:
Heparinized syringe or pediatric Green top tube (Na Heparin)
Minimum:
0.5 mL in Lithium/Sodium Heparin syringes.
Turn Around Time:
10 minutes (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
0.2-1.0 mg/dLdL 11 days and up 0.2-10.0 mg/dL 3-11 days 0.2-7.0 mg/dL 2-3 days 0.2-6.0 mg/dL 0-2 days Special Care Nursery Critical values: >13.0 mg/dL 1-30 days old >10.0 mg/dL <24 hours old Refer to: Bilirubin Nomogram for designation of risk for newborns.
Comments:
PLEASE NOTE: This test is only offered in Special Care Nurseries Laboratory.
Methodology:
Oximetric
CPT Code:
82247