Effect of phototherapy on the plasma bilirubin concentration of newborn foals

Durán, M. C.; Ramírez, H.; Ramírez, A. M.; Parraguez, V. H.
April 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;4/18/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 16, p503
Academic Journal
The article discusses the effect of phototherapy on the blood plasma bilirubin concentration on neonates foals. It shows phototherapy with the use of blue fluorescent lamps as important therapeutics to reduce blood bilirubin in neonatal infants. The study found no significant difference in hematocrit between untreated control and the phototherapy groups that results to tuberculosis (TB)


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