Transcutaneous Measurement of Jaundice in the Newborn (TcBili)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01169740
First received: July 23, 2010
Last updated: July 22, 2013
Last verified: July 2013

July 23, 2010
July 22, 2013
July 2010
April 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Comparison of transcutaneous bilirubin (skin color, TcB) and bilirubin measured in a blood sample (TsB) [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
To have statistical strength for comparison of the two tests between 1500 and 2000 patients are needed
Same as current
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Differences in TcB measured at the forehead or at the sternum [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
To have statistical strength for comparison of the two tests between 1500 and 2000 patients are needed
Same as current
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Transcutaneous Measurement of Jaundice in the Newborn
Comparison of Transcutaneous or Laboratory Measurement of Bilirubin in the Newborn

Prospective comparison of measurement of bilirubin in jaundiced newborns by a transcutaneous device (bilirubinometer) and laboratory analysis of blood samples.

We hypothesise that correlation of the two measurements depend on bilirubin level, gestational age as well as postnatal age.

Whenever a blood sample is drawn for measurement of bilirubin in a newborn, a transcutaneous measurement of skin yellow color will be made. Such measurements will also be included in all infants when a CRP-test (blood sample for C-reactive protein) has been ordered, as well as in connection with the routine blood sampling for metabolic screening. Only infants where parents have given written consent for their infant will be included in the study.

Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample

Newborn infants admitted to normal newborn nursery

  • Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal
  • Jaundice, Neonatal
Procedure: Measurement of bilirubin in blood and skin color
Blood sampling and analysis, measurement of skin color by transcutaneous bilirubinometry
Other Name: Diagnosis of jaundice
Neonatal jaundice
Infants born between July 1st 2010 and July 31st 2010 and admitted to normal newborn nursery
Intervention: Procedure: Measurement of bilirubin in blood and skin color
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Active, not recruiting
1500
October 2013
April 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Newborn infant admitted to normal newborn nursery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Informed consent not obtained
Both
up to 28 Days
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Norway
 
NCT01169740
Bilirubin 2010/413
No
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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Study Chair: Vibeke Videm, MD, PhD Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Instititue director
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
July 2013

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