Blood Eosinophil Levels in Newborns with Severe Indirect Hyperbilirubinemia Treated with Phototherapy


Aydin B., Beken S. , Zenciroglu A., Dilli D., Okumus N.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.24, no.3, pp.267-272, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.267-272

Abstract

Objective: Newborns who suffer from jaundice and/or receive phototherapy (PT) are at a higher risk of developing asthma. In this study we aimed to investigate the relationship between bilirubin and peripheral eosinophil counts in newborns with severe hyperbilirubinemia needing PT.