Data for: Heme Catabolism and Bilirubin Production in Readmitted Jaundiced Newborns

Published: 26 April 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/bhdpxx8yrf.1
Jeffrey Maisels


We measured end-tidal carbon monoxide levels in 50 jaundiced newborns readmitted for phototherapy between ages 54 – 244 hours. The median end-tidal carbon monoxide level was 1.55 ppm suggesting that hemolysis is not the primary contributor to the hyperbilirubinemia in many readmitted newborns.