bilirubinuria

bilirubinuria is ORANGE. image

#canine have low renal threshold for conjugated bilirubin; 1+ 2+ bilirubin is okay, given appropriate USG. dogs will develop bilirubinuria before bilirubinemia ((their PCT can conjugate Hb)).

in any other species, bilirubinuria is ABNORMAL.

===ddx bilirubinuria===
• liver disease
• bile duct obstruction
• starvation
○ horses off feed
• hemolysis
• pyrexia

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