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Beta-glucuronidase and hyperbilirubinemia in breast-Fed babies.
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PMID:  9852357     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In the present study we analyzed breast milk samples from mothers of breast-fed, healthy, term babies with unexplained prolonged jaundice for beta-glucuronidase activity. The differences of enzyme activity were not statistically significant in comparison to a control group of nonjaundiced newborns. We conclude that beta-glucuronidase is not the only cause of prolonged jaundice in neonates.
A La Torre; G Targioni; F F Rubaltelli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biology of the neonate     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0006-3126     ISO Abbreviation:  Biol. Neonate     Publication Date:  1999  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-05     Completed Date:  1999-02-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247551     Medline TA:  Biol Neonate     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  82-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neonatology, Careggi Hospital, University of Florence, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Breast Feeding*
Glucuronidase / metabolism*
Hyperbilirubinemia / enzymology*
Infant, Newborn
Milk, Human / enzymology*
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