Prevalence of Gilbert syndrome in parents of neonates with pathologic indirect hyperbilirubinemia

@inproceedings{Saki2011PrevalenceOG,
  title={Prevalence of Gilbert syndrome in parents of neonates with pathologic indirect hyperbilirubinemia},
  author={Forough Saki and Fariba Hemmati and Mahmoud Haghighat},
  booktitle={Annals of Saudi medicine},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The cause of hyperbilirubinemia cannot be found in about 45% of cases of neonatal jaundice. Gilbert syndrome (GS) is the most common congenital disease associated with bilirubin metabolism in the liver. Since the screening value of genetic tests cannot be fully determined until accurate data on the prevalence and penetrance of the GS genotype are known, we sought to estimate whether the prevalence of GS is higher in the parents of neonates with severe unexplained… CONTINUE READING