Transcutaneous Bilirubin Levels during the First Month of Life in Term and Late-preterm Newborns


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Sarici S. U. , Gunes O., Koklu E., Serdar M. A.

JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS, vol.63, no.1, pp.4-9, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/tropej/fmw008
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Page Numbers: pp.4-9
  • Keywords: transcutaneous bilirubin, newborn, nomogram, first month, HOUR-SPECIFIC NOMOGRAM, POPULATION, INFANTS, HEALTHY

Abstract

Objective: We aimed to develop a transcutaneous bilirubin (TcB) nomogram for assessment of the risk of significant hyperbilirubinemia and prolonged jaundice during the first month of life in term and late-preterm Turkish newborns.