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Test Code JP Newborn Jaundice Profile

Important Note

When a Newborn Jaundice Profile is ordered, a Jaundice ABO Type and Direct Coombs (JTD) will automatically be added to it.

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
JP

 

Methodology

BILIT-Diazonium Salt, DPD

BILID-Diazonium Salt, DPD

CBCWD-Automated

RETA-Automated

NABO-Agglutination

NDAT-Agglutination

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Submit Mint plasma or serum tube for bilirubin testing, and Lavender tube for CBC and reticulocyte testing.

 

Plasma

Container/Tube: Mint-top (lithium heparin) tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of plasma

Collection Instructions: Protect specimen from light.

Note: 1. Indicate plasma.

2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Serum

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of serum

Collection Instructions: Protect specimen from light.

Note: 1. Indicate serum.

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

 

Whole Blood

Container/Tube: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Specimen Volume: Full tube of blood.

Collection Instructions: Label specimen properly.  Submit entire tube.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

See individual tests.

Reference Values

See individual tests.