Cystatin-C as Novel Marker of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia, in Al-Najaf City, Iraq

Medical Science Journal for Advance Research (MSJAR)

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Title Cystatin-C as Novel Marker of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia, in Al-Najaf City, Iraq
 
Creator Aljazaeri, Sarah Ali
 
Subject Hyperbilirubinemia
TSB
cystatin-C
 
Description Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia results from a readiness for the bilirubin production in neonates and limited their ability to excrete it. The diagnosis of hyperbilirubinemia based on yellow discoloration of the skin and whiteness of eyes, idle in the child's movement and the lack of lactation. The baby seems sick or is difficult to awaken. Serum cystatin-C, is a low molecular protein that belongs to the family of cysteine protease inhibitor, was proposed as an endogenous filtration marker. In this study sixty neonatal patients suffering from hyperbilirubinemia (35 males,25female) were collected from prematurity unit (PU) in Al-Zahra Educational Hospital/Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf during the period from August,2020 to February,2021. A group of 20 randomly (12male, 8female) selected apparently healthy group. After diagnosis of hyperbilirubinemia, the patients were divided into three groups according to age (1-3), (4-7) and (7-9) days.  The result reveals that significant increase (p<0.05) in serum cystatin-C in neonatal hyperbilirubinemia as compared with healthy group. The result of study reveals no significant increase(p<0.05) in serum levels of cystatin-C, while the study shows a significant increase (p<0.05) between male and female in serum levels of bilirubin. 
 
Publisher Research and Education Development (READ) Institute
 
Date 2021-06-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://medical.science.journal-asia.education/index.php/msjar/article/view/21
10.46966/msjar.v2i2.21
 
Source Medical Science Journal for Advance Research; Vol. 2 No. 2 (2021): June 2021 - Medical Science Journal for Advance Research; 64-70
2774-4892
2776-3870
10.46966/msjar.v2i2
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://medical.science.journal-asia.education/index.php/msjar/article/view/21/17
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Sarah Ali Aljazaeri
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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