CPT Code: 80076|
Specimen Type: Blood
Tube Type/Collection Container: Red top ( no anticoagulant ) or Green top ( lithium heparin ) tube
Collection Volume: 2.0 mL ( minimum 0.5 mL)
Cause for rejection: Hemolysis
Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology: See individual tests
Special Instructions: Protect the specimen from light exposure. Ask that the blue bilirubin lights in the NICU be turned off while collecting.
TAT: 1 hour
Panel Includes: Conjugated Bilirubin, Total Bilirubin, ALT, AST, Alkaline Phosphatase, Total Protein, Albumin
Additional Info: Reference ranges available under individual tests
Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Ingrid Hershey, Laboratory Administrative Director, at 330-543-8721.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308