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Table 3 Jaundice and bilirubin levels in neonates with positive and negative RV infection

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

Characteristics Rotavirus (+)
(n = 70)
Rotavirus (−)
(n = 96)
p value
Direct bilirubinemia (≥2 mg/dL) 3 (4.3) 9 (9.4) 0.211
Jaundice diagnosed    0.001
 3–6 days old, n (%) 51 (72.9) 39 (40.6)  
 ≥7 days old, n (%) 19 (27.1) 57 (59.4)  
Total bilirubin level    0.028
 ≤15 mg/dL, n (%) 19 (27.1) 13 (13.5)  
 > 15 mg/dL, n (%) 51 (72.9) 83 (86.5)  
C-reactive protein (mg/L) 1.9 ± 0.4 2.2 ± 0.5 0.604