Neonatal jaundice, aflatoxins and naphthols: report of a study in Ibadan, Nigeria.

@article{Sodeinde1995NeonatalJA,
  title={Neonatal jaundice, aflatoxins and naphthols: report of a study in Ibadan, Nigeria.},
  author={Olugbemiro Sodeinde and Miranda Chi-Mui Chan and Sheila M. Maxwell and J B Familusi and Ralph G. Hendrickse},
  journal={Annals of tropical paediatrics},
  year={1995},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={107-13}
}
This study set out to investigate the prevalence of naphthols and aflatoxins in the sera of babies with neonatal jaundice and their mothers in order to determine whether they contribute to the occurrence of unexplained neonatal jaundice in Ibadan. Blood was obtained from 327 jaundiced neonates and 80 of their mothers, and 60 non-jaundiced controls and seven of their mothers admitted to hospital between April 1989 and April 1991. Blood group, bilirubin concentration, erythrocyte G6PD status… CONTINUE READING