Understand Your Test

Bilirubin (Direct/ Indirect/ Total)

Formal Name

 

Bilirubin - blood

 

Why Get Tested?

To screen for or monitor liver disorders or hemolytic anemia; to monitor neonatal jaundice.

When To Get Tested?

When you have signs or symptoms of liver damage, liver disease, bile duct blockage, hemolytic anemia, or a liver-related metabolic problem, or if a newborn has jaundice.