Total Bilirubin; TBIL; Neonatal Bilirubin; Direct Bilirubin; Conjugated Bilirubin; Indirect Bilirubin; Unconjugated Bilirubin; Blood Bilirubin
Why test for Total Bilirubin at Symbion VIP Diagnostics, Ahmedabad ?
Total Bilirubin Test is frequently performed along with some of the other tests such as Liver Panel; GGT; ALP; AST; ALT; Hepatitis A; Hepatitis B; Hepatitis C; Complete Blood Count; Urinalysis; Direct Antiglobulin Test; Haptoglobin; Reticulocyte Count.
Total Bilirubin Test helps to screen for or monitor liver disorders or hemolytic anemia; to monitor neonatal jaundice.
You may need this test if you have symptoms of liver damage or disease. Symptoms include:
- Yellowish skin or eyes (jaundice)
- Stomach pain
- Dark urine
- Flu-like symptoms, such as fever and chills
You may also have your bilirubin level tested regularly if you are being treated for liver disease.
Many healthy newborns also develop jaundice. Most jaundice in infants causes no problems, but babies are often tested shortly after birth because a high bilirubin level may lead to deafness, retardation, and brain damage.
The laboratory test results are NOT to be interpreted as results of a "stand-alone" test. The test results have to be interpreted after correlating with suitable clinical findings and additional supplemental tests/information. Your healthcare providers will explain the meaning of your tests results, based on the overall clinical scenario. For further information about these lab tests contact Symbion VIP Diagnostics pathology lab Ahmedabad at 09429410291