How is jaundice in newborn babies diagnosed?
Jaundice in newborn babies is diagnosed by a physical examination of the baby. In some cases, a blood test (performed via a heel prick test) may be recommended to measure the level of bilirubin in the blood.
Author: Kellie Heywood
First answered: 25 Nov 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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