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Table 3 Points associated with selected predictor variables for multivariable model of BA in the derivation cohort

From: Development and validation of bile acid profile-based scoring system for identification of biliary atresia: a prospective study

Predictor variableCategoriesPointa
γ-GT MoM≤3 (ref)0
~ 63
~ 95
GCDCA/CDCA MoM≤5 (ref)0
~ 505
Clay stool00
  1. MoM Multiple of the median; γ-GT Gamma glutamyl transpeptidase; CDCA Chenodeoxycholic acid; GCDCA Glycochenodeoxycholic acid
  2. a Points were assigned to each variable with point totals corresponding to risk estimate for BA