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Noun1.hyperbilirubinemia - abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn, neonatal hyperbilirubinemia - a common disorder that is usually due to immaturity of the liver; usually subsides spontaneously
icterus, jaundice - yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia


n. hiperbilirrubinemia, exceso de bilirrubina en la sangre.
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Our results showed that neonatal significant hyperbilirubinemia is associated with the low levels of E3 with a high sensitivity and low specificity.
Hyperbilirubinemia is a condition in which bilirubin levels in the blood are elevated and the newborn becomes jaundiced.
Hyperbilirubinemia is the most common problem in the newborn period, requiring hospitalization and medical attention (Alkalay, Bresee, & Simmons, 2010; Larson, 2008).
Hyperbilirubinemia is the most common morbidity in neonatal period for which neonate needs medical attention.
The prevention of severe hyperbilirubinemia is different for these two groups.
Hyperbilirubinemia is the commonest morbidity in the neonatal period and 5-10% of all newborns require intervention for pathological jaundice.
Hyperbilirubinemia is not considered an important interfering substance on coagulation tests according to a recent review.