Bilirubin is a degradation product of hemoglobin. Increased levels occur in hemolysis, liver damage or occlusion of bile ducts.
|Adults and children||≤ 0.2 mg/dL||≤ 3.4 µmol/L|
Each laboratory should check if the reference ranges are transferable to its own patient population and determine own reference ranges if necessary. For diagnostic purposes, the results should always be assessed with the patient’s medical history, clinical examinations and other findings.
- Neonatal Jaundice due to atresia of bile ducts
- Obstructive Jaundice