Accuracy of transcutaneous bilirubin measurement in preterm low-birth-weight neonates

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The objective of this study was to evaluate the correlation and agreement between transcutaneous and serum bilirubin among preterm low-birth-weight neonates. Neonates born at <35 weeks of gestation with birth weight <2,000 g were enrolled prospectively. Transcutaneous bilirubin (TcB) was measured at forehead, sternum, and abdomen at 24 ± 6 and 72 ± 12 h… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-013-2142-0

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