direct reacting bilirubin

di·rect re·act·ing bil·i·ru·bin

the fraction of serum bilirubin which has been conjugated with glucuronic acid in the liver cell to form bilirubin diglucuronide; so called because it reacts directly with the Ehrlich diazo reagent; increased levels are found in hepatobiliary diseases, especially of the obstructive variety.
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di·rect re·act·ing bil·i·ru·bin

(dĭr-ekt' rē-akt'ing bil'i-rū'bin)
The fraction of serum bilirubin that has been conjugated with glucuronic acid in the liver cell to form bilirubin diglucuronide; so called because it reacts directly with the Ehrlich diazo reagent; increased levels are found in hepatobiliary diseases, especially of the obstructive variety.
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The total serum bilirubin level 5.3 mg/dl and direct reacting bilirubin 0.1 mg/dl was present which were progressively increasing to 18.3 mg/dl & 7.3 mg/dl respectively after 6 days and highest 30.3 mg/dl of total serum bilirubin and 26.2 mg/dl direct bilirubin was noted after 10 days.