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Risk Factors for Severe Hyperbilirubinemia in Neonate with Elevated Serum Bilirubin

Purpose:

To identify a neonate with an elevated total serum bilirubin who is at risk for severe hyperbilirubiemia based on the risk factors of Kuzniewicz et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors, laboratory tests, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E80.7

Description:

Kuzniewicz et al identified risk factors for severe hyperbilirubinemia in a neonate with an elevated serum bilirubin. These can help identify a neonate who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of California at San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Walnut Creek.

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