Table 3 Mean of the differences between UTCB or PTCB (0, 24, 48, and 72 h) and TSB, SD, and IQ range 95% for term infants

From: Accuracy of transcutaneous bilirubin on covered skin in preterm and term newborns receiving phototherapy using a JM-105 bilirubinometer

Phototherapy lengthUTCB-TSBPTCB-TSB
0 h1.33 mg/dl (SD 1.84)
IQ range 95%: 0.95–1.72
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24 h8.69 mg/dl (SD 3.03)
IQ range 95%: 7.68–9.70
0.74 mg/dl (SD 2.29)
IQ range 95%: 0.11–1.37
48 h6.94 mg/dl (SD 3.19)
IQ range 95%: 5.29–8.58
0.29 mg/dl (SD 1.26)
IQ range 95%: −0.16–0.76
72 h8.31 mg/dl (SD 1.88)
IQ range 95%: 6.74–9.88
0.75 mg/dl (SD 1.76)
IQ range 95%: −0.19–1.69
  1. Mean of the differences between UTCB or PTCB (0, 24, 48, and 72  h) and TSB, SD, and IQ range 95% for term infants
  2. UTCB transcutaneous bilirubin on naked skin, PTCB transcutaneous bilirubin on patched skin, TSB serum bilirubin, SD standard deviation IQ interquartile