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Table 4 Eosinophil count, % and tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) 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
Eosinophil count (cells/ul) 173.32 ± 80.01 336.96 ± 137.23 18.801  < 0.001*
Eosinophil % 1.60 ± 0.64 3.12 ± 1.40 14.230  < 0.001*
TNF α (pg/ml) 56.91 ± 37.05 168.85 ± 163.25 7.314  < 0.001*
  1. TNF α Tumor necrosis factor α, *: significant as p-value ≤ 0.05