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4837 Bilirubin

Code and name of test:

4837 Bilirubin

Description:

Bilirubin is a bile pigment that is absent from normal urine. In pathological conditions only conjugated bilirubin appears in the urine. Urine bilirubin is an early sign of a hepatocellular disease or intra- or extrahepatic biliary obstruction.

Usefulness:

  • A tool in detecting hepatic disorders, jaundice

Bibliography:

  • 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

Specimens:

urine sample

Response time:

1 business day, depending on the number of samples

Methodology:

quality test