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Bilirubin Metabolism, Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia, Physiological Neonatal Jaundice

  • Giovanna Bertini
  • Carlo Dani


Jaundice is the most frequent condition identified in a newborn. Recent data show that about 25% of neonates have visible jaundice during their hospitalization, and 5.1% have a serum total bilirubin (STB) concentration >12.9 mg/dL (220.59 µmol/L) [1].


Biliary Atresia Serum Total Bilirubin Hereditary Spherocytosis Neonatal Jaundice Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanna Bertini
  • Carlo Dani
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  1. 1.Neonatal Intensive Care UnitCareggi University HospitalFlorenceItaly

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