A term 3.4 kg male infant develops jaundice within the first three days of life, which rises to 450

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    samuel New Member

    A term 3.4 kg male infant develops jaundice within the first three days of life, which rises to 450 mmol/L, with conjugated of 25 mmol/L. He is given triple phototherapy, but at seven days of life his total bilirubin is still 380 mmol/L, still mainly unconjugated, and his stools are pale yellow. Coombs' test is negative. Diagnosis?

    a. breast milk
    b. criggler najjar
    c. galactosemia
    d. blood group incompatibility
    e. physiological

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