indirect bilirubin


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in·di·rect bil·i·ru·bin

(indir-ekt bil-i-rūbin)
That fraction of bilirubin that does not conjugate with glucuronic acid in hepatic cells.

indirect bilirubin

Unconjugated bilirubin that is present in the blood. It is fat-soluble.
See also: bilirubin
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CS: Case; CN: Controls; ALT: Alanine transaminase, AST: Aspartate transaminase; BILIIN: Indirect Bilirubin.
The obtained data recorded significant increases in the activities of ALP, AST and ALT and the levels of total, direct and indirect bilirubin in serum of the rats treated with diazinon.
The hemolytic process is demonstrated directly by determining the life span of the erythrocytes (with radioactive sodium chromate; Cr-51) or indirectly by measurement the metabolites of hemolysis (increased indirect bilirubin and LDH, decreased haptoglobulin).
The creatinine level showed a reverse significant correlation with the mean indirect bilirubin changes (P<0.
The type of hyperbilirubinaemia that arises with hepatic jaundice depends on whether or not conjugation has occurred, so may be an elevation in either direct or indirect bilirubin.
It is usually characterized by low hemoglobin concentrations, high indirect bilirubin concentrations, and a positive result in a direct antiglobulin test.
The models were refit controlling for baseline factors: age, gender, dark urine, AST, ALT, indirect bilirubin, direct bilirubin, scleral icterus, and type of hepatitis (acute, chronic, undiagnosed source).
The AAP (2004) suggests measurement of total, direct, and indirect bilirubin levels as appropriate, and if direct bilirubin is less than 1.
For elevated bilirubin levels, obtain direct and indirect bilirubin levels.
These markers included reticulocyte count, LDL, and indirect bilirubin.
Increases in indirect bilirubin (bilirubin is made by the liver) have been reported in patients taking REYATAZ.