Infant jaundice, a yellowing of the skin and eyes, is common after birth. Careful monitoring and treatment is important for preventing rare, but serious, complications.
Tests and diagnosis
The amount of bilirubin in your blood can be a key indicator of your liver's health. Learn what test results mean.
A complete blood count can be used to evaluate your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.
Find out how this battery of blood tests helps your doctor diagnose and monitor liver disease.
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