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30 Jan 2006

HEMATOLOGIE
WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE FOLLOWING TESTS THAT WAS PREFORMED ON MY BABY AT BIRTH?

1. BILIRUBIEN;
2. T PALLIDUM IGM/IGG;
3. HEP B SAG?

PLEASE HELP ME TO UNDERSTAND THESE BLOOD-RELATED TESTS THAT WAS REQUIRED FROM THE DOCTOR.
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01 Jan 0001

Bilirubin is one of the liver function tests. It is increased when a baby is jaundiced. The bilirubin levels helps the doctor to decide what treatment is necessary.
T pallidum is a test for syphylis
Hep B sAg is a test for hepatitis B.
These tests would also be done if the baby was jaundiced.
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