Prediction of Jaundice in Term Infants

Trial ID or NCT#



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The objective of this study was to describe total bilirubin production in healthy term infants as a means of understanding the differences in jaundice pigment production associated with various common clinical circumstances.

Official Title

BilirubinProduction in Healthy Term Infants as Measured by Carbon Monoxide in Breath

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Younger than 8 Hours
Sexes Eligible for Study: ALL
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. * Infants born via cesarean delivery (to ensure subjects would still be hospitalized and available for ETCOc measurement and blood sampling on day 3 postpartum)* Delivery within each center's scheduled recruitment period (to maximize nursing availability and minimize cost)* Birth weight \>2500 g* Gestational age \>37 weeks
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. * Any illness that would require admission to the neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) within 8 hours of birth


David K. Stevenson, M.D.