transcutaneous bilirubin measurement

transcutaneous bilirubin measurement

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TcB measurement

A noninvasive assessment of serum bilirubin levels performed by attaching a probe to the skin, e.g., of jaundiced newborns.
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4: Transcutaneous Bilirubin Measurement Apparatus - 1 Piece.
Transcutaneous bilirubin measurement in newborn infants: evaluation of a new spectrophotometric method.
Transcutaneous bilirubin measurements and serum total bilirubin levels in indigenous African infants.
2) In general, there is good agreement between transcutaneous bilirubin measurement and serum bilirubin.
Recommendations are made for intervention earlier than recommended previously by the old guidelines and are based on serum or transcutaneous bilirubin measurements.
Studies have varied in their assessment of the accuracy of transcutaneous bilirubin assessment; poor to excellent agreement between transcutaneous bilirubin measurements and bilirubin measured in plasma has been reported (1-3, 5-9).
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