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Table 3 Serum bilirubin before and after PT

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

  Before
(n = 100)
After
(n = 100)
Paired t-test
T P-value
TSB (mg/dl) 17.21 ± 1.74 8.85 ± 0.62 45.812  < 0.001*
Indirect serum bilirubin (mg/dl) 16.36 ± 1.64 8.34 ± 0.68 45.633  < 0.001*
DSB (mg/dl) 0.85 ± 0.31 0.51 ± 0.21 11.513  < 0.001*
  1. TSB Total serum bilirubin, DSB direct serum bilirubin, *: significant as p-value ≤ 0.05