1. an orange-yellow pigment in the bile that forms as a product of hemoglobin; excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance observed in jaundice
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How To Use bilirubin In A Sentence

  • Because of this increase in the conjugated fraction, urinary bilirubin excretion is positive.
  • It was hoped that such a specimen, closely resembling that obtained from newborns, would be commutable to all methods for measuring total bilirubin and be suitable for testing their accuracy.
  • Theoretically this transfusion of blood from the placenta to the infant might cause hypervolaemia, polycythemia and hyperviscosity, and also hyperbilirubinaemia. 5. CARE DURING THE THIRD STAGE OF LABOUR
  • Destruction of these cells releases haem from their haemoglobin, which is quickly metabolized in the liver to biliverdin and, in turn, to bilirubin.
  • Objective To evaluate the damage of hyperbilirubinemia to brain and hearing by brainstem audio electric potential (BAEP) screening in neonates with hyperbilirubinemia but without kernicterus.
  • While the carbon monoxide either is carried in the blood in the form of carboxyhemoglobin or is excreted by the lungs, the biliverdin is converted to bilirubin by biliverdin reductase.
  • The photo-optical method 42 has the advantage of being automated and is minimally influenced by the presence of fibrin split products or low levels of hemolysis, lipemia, or bilirubin.
  • All patients had normal serum concentrations of liver enzymes and bilirubin and were included consecutively in the study.
  • Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia also may result from problems that occur after the bilirubin is conjugated in the liver.
  • Liver function tests, or LFTs these include alanine transaminase [ALT] and aspartate transaminase [AST], prothrombin time, albumin, bilirubin, and alkaline phosphatase DR. SANJIV CHOPRA’S LIVER BOOK
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