Bilirubin -Total
S.Bilirubin Total (Bilirubin, S.Bilirubin Total, S.Bilirubin Indirect)-In adults, a blood sample drawn from a vein in the arm; in newborns, a blood sample from a heelstick; non-invasive technology is available in some health care facilities that will measure bilirubin by using an instrument placed on the skin (transcutaneous bilirubin meter)
Method
Spectrophotometry
Specimen
Serum (3ml)
Technical Name
Preparation
Fasting requirements varyby laboratory; ask your lab or health care provider for instructions.
When
If your doctor thinks that youhave signs or symptoms of liver damage,liver disease, bile duct blockage,hemolytic anemia, or a liver-related metabolic problem;if a newborn has jaundice
Why
To screen for or monitor liver disorders or hemolytic anemia
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300.0
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