What is a Total Bilirubin test?
The Total Bilirubin test helps to check the amount of bilirubin present in the blood. This bilirubin is the yellowish pigment that is released during the normal breakdown of red blood cells (RBCs). Bilirubin passes through the liver and is excreted out of the body.
When is the Total Bilirubin test recommended?
It is recommended:In the case of signs or symptoms of liver disease, such as dark-coloured urine, jaundice, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and fatigue.As a part of the liver function test or routine health check-up.In the case of a history of heavy alcohol consumption.In the case of signs or symptoms of haemolytic anaemia like pale skin, jaundice, or splenomegaly.If there is an increase in the levels of bilirubin, there will be yellowing of the skin and the white of the eyes, giving the appearance of jaundice.In newborn babies to monitor neonatal jaundice.
What does it measure?
The Total Bilirubin test measures:The amount of bilirubin present in the blood of a person.Bilirubin is an orange-yellow waste pigment produced by the normal breakdown of heme. The heme is a component of haemoglobin and is found in red blood cells. The liver processes the bilirubin and eliminates it from the body. Heme is a very critical part of haemoglobin, the protein in RBCs that binds oxygen in the lungs and releases it as blood circulates to other parts of the body.Both the forms of bilirubin can be measured or evaluated by laboratory tests, and Total Bilirubin (sum of conjugated or unconjugated bilirubin) may be reported.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Total Bilirubin test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Total Bilirubin test in Bangalore is Rs. 120.
How often should I get tested for the serum iron test?
The Total Bilirubin test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values of the Total Bilirubin test?
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Total Bilirubin test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Total Bilirubin test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Total Bilirubin test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Total Bilirubin with Orange Health Labs in Bangalore?
Orange Health Labs is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Or our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!