Laboratory Services

Bilirubin, Neonate

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Bilirubin, Neonate
Synonym(s)
Neonatal Bilirubin
Test ID
NBIL
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li heparin plasma, K2EDTA
Specimen Requirements
SST
Additional Processing Details
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. If a red-top tube or green-top tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.
Stability
1 day at 20-25˚C
7 days at 2-8 ˚C
6 months at -20 ˚C
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens
Methodology
Colorimetric
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
M-Sa
Test Includes
Total Bilirubin
CPT Code(s)
82247
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
300 uL
Reference Range
0 days - 1 day: < 8.0 mg/dL
1 day - 2 days: <13.0 mg/dL
2 days - 14 days: <15.0 mg/dL
15 days - 18 years: ≤1.0 mg/dL
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
1975-2