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Dermal bilirubin kinetics during phototherapy in term neonates

  • Hasan Ozkan EMAIL logo , Nuray Duman and Funda Tuzun

Corresponding author: Hasan Ozkan, MD, Dokuz Eylul University Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Izmir, Turkey, Tel.: +90 505 567 8490

  1. Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.

  2. Research funding: None declared.

  3. Employment or leadership: None declared.

  4. Honorarium: None declared.

  5. Competing interests: The funding organization(s) played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the report for publication.

  6. Institutional review board (IRB) approval: Not required.


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Received: 2019-05-01
Accepted: 2019-05-10
Published Online: 2019-07-02
Published in Print: 2019-08-27

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