Biliribun Pretreatment Unit of Measure
Notes**Note 1:** Physician statement of Bilirubin Pretreatment Unit of Measure can be used to code this data item when no other information is available. **Note 2:** There are two main methods of describing concentrations: by weight, and by molecular count. * Weights are recorded in grams, and molecular counts are recorded in moles. * Milligrams/deciliter (mg/dL) is the unit of measure commonly used in the United States. * Micromoles/liter (umol/L) is the designated Systeme International (SI) unit of measure commonly used in Canada and Europe. * 1 mg/dL of bilirubin is 17.1 umol/L. **Note 3:** The same laboratory test should be used to record information in 3813: Bilirubin Pretreatment Total Lab Value.
|1||Milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL)|
|7||Test ordered, results not in chart|
|8||Not applicable: Information not collected for this case
(If this item is required by your standard setter, use of code 8 will result in an edit error.)
|9||Not documented in medical record
Bilirubin unit of measure not assessed or unknown if assessed