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Impact of Drug-Induced Bilirubin Displacement from Albumin in a Neonate with Kernicterus

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Bilirubin and certain drugs may compete for binding sites on albumin in the blood. In a neonate with hyperbilirubinemia an increase in the concentration of unbound bilirubin may increase the risk for kernicterus.

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