A Novel Icterometer for Hyperbilirubinemia Screening in Low-Resource Settings.

Affiliation

Global Newborn Health Laboratory, Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts; [Email]

Abstract

Severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia (>20 mg/dL) affects ∼1 million infants annually. Improved jaundice screening in low-income countries is needed to prevent bilirubin encephalopathy and mortality.

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