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4732 Total bilirubin

Code and name of test:

4732 Total bilirubin

Bilirubin is produced in the macrophages by the enzyme catabolism of the hem fraction of various hemoproteins. About 80% of the circulating bilirubin is derived from aging erythrocytes. When the circulating erythrocytes reach the end of their normal lives of approximately 120 days, they are destroyed by the reticuloendothelial cells.


  • A tool in detecting hepatitis, jaundice


  • Haematology for Healthcare High Schools Dr. Traian Hossu, Dr. Margareta Parascan, Editura Didactica si Pedagogica Bucharest 1974
  • Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Manual Prof. doc. honoris causa Sabin Ghergariu, PhD, Prof. Alexandru Pop, PhD, Head of Works Chemist Laszlo Kadar, Prof. Marina Spinu, PhD


venous blood samples

Response time:

business day, depending on the number of samples


quality test