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Is a bili total of 39 of concern? none of the above but have

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is a bili total of 39 of concern?
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: none of the above but have an iron level of 42.1 mol/l
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: not sure - just on this blood test
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: total protein of 63 u/l
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 5 months ago.

What is your age and gender?

What are your symptoms for which these investigations done?

Could you please write the normal range of these investigations?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
age 44, Male with no symptoms just a check upDo you not know the ranges for blood tests? - do they differ?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 5 months ago.

There are difference between the labs slightly. Also US and Australian lab ranges and measurements are different.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
ok, so bili total range is 4-20 mol/L with my results being 39. Total protein range in g/L being 68-85 with my result being 63, Globulin range in g/L being 23-39 with my results at 22 and Iron level range in umol/L being 5 - 30.0 with my result being 42.1
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
oh and iron studies saturation range at 10-45 % but my result at 88%
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 5 months ago.

Your total bilirubin is high. This denotes jaundice. This is likely due to some liver disease. Liver disease has affected your total proteins, globulin (which too is a protein), iron and iron saturation. These are affected secondary to liver disease as it is the biggest metabolic organ in the body.

You may need a CT scan or MRI of abodmen with hepatitis profile for further evaluation.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

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