direct bilirubin


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direct bilirubin

Bilirubin conjugated by the liver cells to form bilirubin diglucuronide, which is water-soluble and excreted in urine.
See also: bilirubin
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Out of a total of 106 patient records included in the study, a total of 73 patients had laboratory investigations carried out including total and direct bilirubin levels at the time of presentation.
(2) Nonstandard abbreviations: CB, conjugated bilirubin; BA, biliary atresia; DB, direct bilirubin.
bilirubin: direct bilirubin (0-8.6 [micro]mol/L), I.
The direct bilirubin level was not significantly different among the three age groups of patients with BA.
Conversely increase in globulin (142%), total bilirubin (70%), direct bilirubin (104%), blood urea nitrogen (33%), creatinine (65%) and uric acid (186%) show liver and kidney damage.
2002b), and 0.3 mg/dL in both men and women for direct bilirubin (McPherson and Pincus 2007).
All drug groups showed decrease in serum direct bilirubin and alanine aminotransferase as compared to control.
Table 4: Total and direct bilirubin, ALT and AST Levels in rats administered repeated doses of CCl4 with concomitant Parinari curatellifolia root methanolic extract (2.5 mg/kg) for twelve days
Conjugated or direct bilirubin reacts directly with the agent [1].
All had severe cholestasis (direct bilirubin >3 mg/dL) and had received prolonged parenteral nutrition (PN).
Direct bilirubin is a measure of the amount of conjugated bilirubin, and is determined directly.