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AFBIL-M
BILIRUBIN, AMNIOTIC FLUID

Test Code AFBIL-M 
Test BILIRUBIN, AMNIOTIC FLUID 
Methodology Spectrophotometric Scan 
Description Useful for the evaluation of Rh disease, ie, hemolytic disease of the fetus.

Monitoring disease progression to assess need for fetal transfusion 

Specimen 1. Centrifuge, separate supernatant, and send both supernatant and sediment in separate opaque, amber vials to protect from light.

CAUTION: Bilirubin is photosensitive. Collect the specimen in an opaque amber container and/or wrap in aluminum foil.

2. Label specimens as sediment and supernatant.

Additional Information: Gestational age at time of amniocentesis is required. 

Reference Values Interpretation of fetal risk is dependent upon gestational age. 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 82247