Blood Test: Bilirubin for Parents
Doctors may order bilirubin blood tests for infants or older kids if they see signs of the skin taking on the yellow discoloration known as jaundice.
Jaundice in Newborns for Parents
Jaundice is when a baby has yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. Most types of jaundice go away on their own.
Blood Test: Liver Function Tests for Teens
If your liver isn't working properly, it can affect your overall health. Find out why doctors do liver function tests and what's involved for teens.
Blood Test: Hepatic (Liver) Function Panel for Parents
Liver function tests can help doctors see if the liver has been damaged. They also can help diagnose infections and monitor medications that can cause liver-related side effects.
Hereditary Spherocytosis for Parents
Hereditary spherocytosis is an inherited blood disorder. Treatments can help with symptoms.
Blood Test: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) for Parents
A comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP) blood test helps evaluate kidney and liver function, sugar (glucose) and protein levels in the blood, and electrolyte and fluid balance.
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Medical Tests & Exams - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Does your child need a diagnostic test? Find out what to expect.