Bilirubin estimates from smartphone images of newborn infants’ skin correlated highly to serum bilirubin levels

Anders Aune Gunnar Vartdal Håkon Bergseng Lise Lyngsnes Randeberg Elisabeth Darj Aim: Neonatal jaundice is an important cause of morbidity and mortality, and identifying the condition remains a challenge. This study evaluated a novel method of estimating bilirubin levels from colour-calibrated smartphone images. Results: Bilirubin estimates were performed for 302 newborn infants, and 76 had […]

Burden of severe neonatal jaundice: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Tina M Slusher Tara G Zamora Duke Appiah Judith U Stanke Mark A Strand Burton W Lee Shane B Richardson Elizabeth M Keating Ashajoythi M Siddappa Bolajoko O Olusanya Objective: Determine the burden of SNJ in all WHO regions, as defined by clinical jaundice associated with clinical outcomes including acute bilirubin encephalopathy/kernicterus and/or exchange transfusion […]