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Table 1 Relationship between types of jaundice and delta TSB, eosinophil count, eosinophil % and TNF-alfa

From: Eosinophil count and tumor necrosis factor α in response to phototherapy treatment of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a cross sectional study

  Physiological
(n = 60)
ABO
(n = 24)
RH
(n = 8)
RH & ABO
(n = 4)
Breast milk
(n = 4)
P value
Delta TSB 8.02 ± 2.21 6.96 ± 2.06 7.30 ± 1.52 8.0 ± 0.94 6.30 ± 0.84 0. 167
Delta eosinophil count -129.27 ± 69.34 -143.17 ± 76.52 - 16.12 ± 52.35 -167.75 ± 58.11 -200.0 ± 90.226 0.245
Delta eosinophil % 1.47 ± 0.72 1.67 ± 0.76 1.00 ± 1.06 1.00 ± .000 2.00 ± .000 0.083
Delta TNF 54.13 ± 43.10 66.53 ± 31.06 32.28 ± 6.57 52.71 ± .01 25.96 ± .02 0.124
  1. TSB Total serum bilirubin, TNF α Tumor necrosis factor α, Delta: comparison between before and after measurements