A patient with decreased hepatic uptake of bilirubin:
- Increased "Indirect" bilirubin in blood
Increased "Direct" bilirubin in blood
- A only
Both A and B
Neither A or B
- If bilirubin is not taken up by the liver cells, it cannot be conjugated.
Hence it remains unconjugated, bound to albumin (therefore indirect), in the blood.
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