Bilirubin - Urine Test

Bilirubin is a yellowish pigment found in bile, a fluid produced by the liver.

Bilirubin may also be measured with a blood test or a urine test.

Many medicines can interfere with blood test results.
  • Your provider will tell you if you need to stop taking any medicines before you have this test.
  • DO NOT stop or change your medicines without first talking to your provider.

Normal Results

Bilirubin is usually not found in urine.

Increased levels of bilirubin in the urine may be due to:

  • Biliary tract disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Gallstones in the biliary tract
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver disease
  • Tumors of the liver or gallbladder

 

* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.