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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When the elevation is predominantly indirect bilirubin, consider drug cholestasis or when very elevated, a biliary obstruction, including the possibility of a biliary or pancreatic neoplasm.
Analysis of all postoperative measurements showed that cholesterol was correlated directly with the preoperative concentration, albumin, total protein, fibrinogen, urate, alkaline phosphatase and y-glutamyltranspeptidase (accounting for cholestasis), prothrombin activity, hematocrit, hemoglobin, and red blood cell and platelet counts, and inversely with total and indirect bilirubin, white blood cell count, number of resected segments, and duration of operation and hepatic ischemia.
This results in the increased indirect bilirubin and LDH.
Her SMA-7 was normal, with indirect bilirubin of 3.
the maximum direct and indirect bilirubin levels prior to the start of treatment with UDCA are listed in Table 1.