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Table 1 Patient characteristics of the study group (TSB = total serum bilirubin)

From: Comparison of a new transcutaneous bilirubinometer (Bilimed®) with serum bilirubin measurements in preterm and full-term infants

  Group 1 (n = 99) Group 2 (n = 37) Group 3 (n = 13)
  median range median range median range
Gestation (wk) 39.1 37-42.3 36 34.1-36.5 30.3 29-32.2
Birth weight (g) 3300 2510-4950 2362.5 1570-3020 1360 1160-1790
Postnatal age(d) 4 2-12 4 2-7 5 2-11
TSB (μmol/l)
(mg/dl)
223
13
35-349
2-8.4
181
10.6
95-262
5.6-15.3
195
11.4
81-224
4.7-13.1
Bilimed (μmol/l)
(mg/dl)
198
11.6
50-343
2.9-20
202
11.8
99-264
5.8-15.4
195
11.4
76-256
4.4-14.9