"A human doctor saves the individual, a veterinarian saves mankind"
- Louis Pasteur
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.
venous blood samples
business day, depending on the number of samples