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Table 2 Associated factors of patients with and without jaundice

From: Relationship between asymptomatic rotavirus infection and jaundice in neonates: a retrospective study

Characteristics Jaundice (+)
(n = 166)
Jaundice (−)
(n = 430)
p value
Reticulocyte count (%) 2.3 ± 0.2 1.9 ± 0.1 0.029
Total bilirubin level (mg/dL) 18.7 ± 0.4 7.0 ± 0.2 0.001
Direct bilirubin level (mg/dL) 1.3 ± 0.1 0.8 ± 0.01 0.001
Hemoglobin level (mg/dL) 16.3 ± 0.2 14.6 ± 0.1 0.001
Coombs test positive, n (%) 5 (3.0) 1 (0.2) 0.560
ABO incompatibility, n (%) 2 (1.2) 1 (0.2) 0.133
C-reactive protein (mg/L) 2.1 ± 0.4 7.2 ± 0.9 0.001
Rotavirus positive, n (%) 70 (42.2) 107 (24.9) 0.001
Asymptomatic rotavirus positive, n (%) 36 (21.7) 31 (7.2) 0.032
Antibiotic use (days) 2.1 ± 3.5 3.0 ± 4.3 0.015
Late-onset sepsis, n (%) 1 (0.6) 4 (0.9) 0.695
Respiratory viral PCR, n (%) 6 (3.6) 61 (14.2) 0.001
  1. PCR polymerase chain reaction