Table 2

Day 3 studies (serum total bilirubin, tHb, and COHbc) performed on subset of Down’s syndrome and control neonates

ParmeterDown’s syndrome
n=19
Controls n=32Significance
Serum total bilirubin (μmol/l)214 (63)172 (54)p=0.015
tHb (g/l)211 (25)202 (20)NS
COHbc (% of tHb)0.92 (0.24)0.63 (0.17)p<0.0001
  • Data supplied as mean (SD).

  • NS: No significant difference.