Bilirubin is a yellow compound that occurs in the normal catabolic pathway that
breaks down heme in vertebrates. This catabolism is a necessary process in the
Bilirubin is a brownish yellow substance found in bile. It is produced when the
liver breaks down old red blood cells.
May 3, 2016 ... Consumer information about bilirubin, and the bilirubin blood test. Information
includes what bilirubin is; what normal bilirubin and elevated ...
Oct 13, 2015 ... Bilirubin testing checks for levels of bilirubin in your blood. Bilirubin (bil-ih-ROO-
bin) is an orange-yellow substance made during the normal ...
Jul 5, 2016 ... Bilirubin is a yellow pigment that is in everyone's blood and stool. Sometimes the
liver cannot process the bilirubin in the body because of ...
Bilirubin test — Overview covers definition, results of this test for liver disease.
Feb 8, 2015 ... The bilirubin blood test measures the level of bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is a
yellowish pigment found in bile, a fluid made by the liver.
Dec 16, 2015 ... A bilirubin test is used to detect an increased level in the blood. It may be used to
help determine the cause of jaundice and/or help diagnose ...
Doctors may order bilirubin blood tests for infants or older kids if they see signs of
the skin taking on the yellow discoloration known as jaundice.
Jan 14, 2015 ... Bilirubin is a tetrapyrrole and a breakdown product of heme catabolism. Most
bilirubin (70%-90%) is derived from hemoglobin degradation and, ...