icterus index


: a figure representing the amount of bilirubin in the blood as determined by comparing the color of a sample of test serum with a set of color standards
an icterus index of 15 or above indicates active jaundice

called also icteric index

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“Icterus index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/icterus%20index. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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