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Is low immature reticulocyte fraction after an acute hemolytic crisis normal?

All following data are theoretical and not real: A patient had a hemolytic crisis without anemia proven by elevated reticulocytes, elevated unconjugated bilirubin and normal hemoglobin and erythrocyte ...
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What are the likeliest causes for rising indirect bilirubin levels?

All the following data is from a task a professor gave me and is not connected to a true patient. Patient's bilirubin level is first 28 micromole/litre and direct bilirubin level is 8 micromole/litre. ...
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Could NSAIDs lift bilirubin level?

If one takes 800 to 1200 mg of ibuprofen a day for 3 to 4 weeks, could that lift total bilirubin level to around 28 micromole/litre and direct bilirubin to around 8 micromole/litre?
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Infants with Jaundice: How does phototherapy's blue lights break down bilirubin?

My newborn nephew was born as scheduled and by all accounts healthy. However, after a few days, it became apparent that he had jaundice and his liver was not able to process/break-down the bilirubin ...
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What is the indirect - direct bilirubin ratio in the blood in physiological conditions?

What is the ratio of amount of indirect and direct bilirubin in the blood in a healty individual?