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Uses and Limitations of Transcutaneous Bilirubin Measurement



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Mayo Study of TcB, cont.

Slide 16

June 2009

We also found that none of the clinical variables we collected: gestational age, postnatal age, or mother’s ethnicity, had any significant effect on the relationship between transcutaneous and serum bilirubin.  Among the laboratory variables we studied, the type of collection tube for serum bilirubin, clear vs. amber, did impact the relationship between transcutaneous and serum bilirubin for at least one of the serum methods studied.

Mayo Study of TcB, cont.

 


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