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Bilirubin, Direct

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Serum, NA, Fasting or Non Fasting: As suggested by doctor

sample requiredSample Required: 

A blood sample taken from an arm vein.

test timeTest Time: 

The test results are typically available within a few hours to a day.

test normal rangeTest Normal Range: 

0.0 – 0.3 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter)

what is the testWhat is the Test? 

The Direct Bilirubin Test measures the levels of direct bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a yellow pigment produced during the breakdown of hemoglobin in red blood cells. Direct bilirubin is a form of bilirubin that has been processed by the liver and is excreted in bile to aid in digestion.

test procedureTest Procedure:

A healthcare professional will clean the area around a vein in your arm.A needle is inserted into the vein, and a blood sample is collected into a vial or syringe.The blood sample is sent to a laboratory for analysis.Laboratory technicians measure the levels of direct bilirubin in the blood sample.

when to take the testWhen to Take the Test: 

This test is often ordered alongside other liver function tests to assess the health of the liver and bile ducts. It may be ordered if a person shows symptoms of jaundice, has liver disease, or has undergone recent surgery involving the biliary system.

who should take this testWho Should Take This Test: 

Individuals with suspected liver disease, gallbladder issues, or those showing symptoms of jaundice may be advised to take this test.

precautions for exceptional casesPrecautions for Exceptional Cases (Pregnancy etc.): 

If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have any existing medical conditions, inform your healthcare provider before taking this test. Pregnancy and certain medical conditions can affect bilirubin levels.


Q1: What does an elevated direct bilirubin level indicate?

A: Elevated direct bilirubin levels may suggest issues with the liver or bile ducts. It can occur due to conditions such as biliary obstruction, liver disease, or Gilbert’s syndrome.

Q2: Can certain medications affect direct bilirubin levels?

A: Yes, certain medications and medical conditions can impact direct bilirubin levels. Any medicine you are taking should always be disclosed to your healthcare professional.

Q3: How is direct bilirubin different from total bilirubin?

A: Total bilirubin includes both direct and indirect bilirubin. Direct bilirubin is the portion that has been processed by the liver and is excreted in bile.

Q4: Is fasting required for the direct bilirubin test?

A: Fasting is not typically required for this test. However, follow any instructions provided by your healthcare provider.

Q5: Can lifestyle factors affect direct bilirubin levels?

A: While lifestyle factors can have some influence, it’s best to consult a healthcare provider for accurate interpretation of test results.

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