WHAT IS MEANT BY DIRECT AND INDIRECT BILIRUBIN AND WHEN IT IS HIGH - DIAGNOSTIC EXAMS

What is the direct and indirect bilirubin test



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The bilirubin test helps to diagnose problems in the liver, biliary tract or hemolytic anemia, for example, since bilirubin is a product of the destruction of the red blood cells and to be eliminated by the organism needs to be conjugated to a sugar in the liver and undergo the action of bile There are two main types of bilirubin that can be measured with this test: Indirect or unconjugated bilirubin is the substance that forms when red blood cells are destroyed and then transported to the liver