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The correlation between frequency and duration of breastfeeding and the severity of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia

Introduction: Inadequate intake of calorie or inadequate breastfeeding can cause neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. The present study was conducted to examine the correlation between frequency and duration of breastfeeding and the severity of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia among newborns admitted to Ghaem Hospital of … Continue reading

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The role of UGT1A1 promoter polymorphism and exon-1 mutations in neonatal jaundice

Objective: In the present study, we investigated the effects of promoter polymorphism and an exon-1 mutation (G71R) in the UGT1A1 gene in neonates with unexplained hyperbilirubinemia and direct Coombs-negative [DC(–)] ABO incompatibility. Methods: Two-hundred term neonates in their first week … Continue reading

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