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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeNNBL
Method

Spectrophotometric determination of colour intensity at bichromatic range 444/548 nm. Abbott c series analyser, In house reagents

External Price$19.69(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Protect sample from light,

Grossly haemolysed samples unsuitable.

Patient Specimen2.0mL Lithium Heparin (green)
Paediatric SpecimenBlood. Heparin microtainer tube 400 L
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions50 uL plasma (min)Protect from light. Store at2-8C
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time1 - 2 hrs
Reference Interval

Same day as DOB
0 - 50 umol/L
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1 day
0 – 100 umol/L
Consider investigation and treatment for billirubin over 100
2 days
0 - 140 umol/L
Consider investigation and treatment for billirubin over 250
3 days
0 – 200 umol/L
Consider investigation and treatment for billirubin over 300
4 – 14 days
0 – 170 umol/L
Consider investigation and treatment for billirubin over 340

Interpretation

method only suitable for babies < 15 days

Delphic Number Test Number3125

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