Aetiological Study of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinaemia-A Hospital Based Prospective Study

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  • PK Mallick Associate Professor and Head of Child Health BGC Trust Medical College, Chittagong
  • B Alam Former Professor of Child Health, BGC Trust Medical College, Chittagong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/medtoday.v24i2.15011

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Neonatal Hyperbilirubinaemia

Abstract

A prospective Hospital based study was done to find out the aetiology of neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia. One hundred cases were studied during a period from January to December 2003 on the neonatal unit of CMCH and different clinics of chittagong city. Among them 69% were male and 31% were female. Neonatal septicemia was the commonest cause of neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia found in 28% case follwed by blood group incompatibility (27%).

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/medtoday.v24i2.15011

Medicine Today 2012 Vol.24(2): 73-74

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2013-05-18

How to Cite

Mallick, P., & Alam, B. (2013). Aetiological Study of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinaemia-A Hospital Based Prospective Study. Medicine Today, 24(2), 73–74. https://doi.org/10.3329/medtoday.v24i2.15011

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