icterus index


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icterus index

[′ik·tə·rəs ‚in‚deks]
(pathology)
Measure of serum bilirubin levels by comparing the yellow blood serum from a jaundiced patient with the colors of standard potassium dichromate solutions.
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In the presence of both Bc and Bu, the icterus index varied between 92% and 100% of the measured TBIL values of the test solutions.
Included in the liver function tests were the cephalincholesterol flocculation test, thymol and zinc sulfate turbidity, the icterus index, and the determination of fecal bilirubin.