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Bilirubin, Total

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

sample requiredSample Required: 

A blood sample drawn from a vein in the arm.

test timeTest Time: 

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

test normal rangeTest Normal Range: 

0.3 – 1.9 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter)

what is the testWhat is the Test? 

The Total Bilirubin Test measures the levels of total bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a yellow pigment produced during the breakdown of hemoglobin in red blood cells. Total bilirubin includes both direct bilirubin (processed by the liver) and indirect bilirubin (not yet processed).

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 total bilirubin in the blood sample.

when to take the testWhen to Take the Test: 

This test is often ordered as part of a liver function panel or if a person shows symptoms of jaundice, which is a yellowing of the skin and eyes.

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 causes elevated total bilirubin levels?

A: Elevated total bilirubin levels may indicate liver or gallbladder issues, hemolysis (increased breakdown of red blood cells), or other conditions affecting bilirubin metabolism.

Q2: Can medications affect total bilirubin levels?

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

Q3: Is fasting required for the total bilirubin test?

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

Q4: Can lifestyle factors affect total bilirubin levels?

A: While lifestyle factors can have some influence, interpretation of test results should be done by a healthcare provider.

Q5: How is total bilirubin related to jaundice?

A: Elevated total bilirubin levels can lead to jaundice, which is the yellowing of the skin and eyes. Jaundice occurs when there’s a buildup of bilirubin in the bloodstream.

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