Table 1: Comparison of Indirect bilirubin levels in children with exchange transfusion for different causes ().

Causes of Exchange transfusion

SNHL

BNH

Both groups

n

IB mg/dL-sd

Range

n

IB mg/dL-sd

Range

n

IB mg/dL-sd

Range

Rh hemolytic disease

5

23.8 ± 7.2

16.2–35.6

43

18.0 ± 5.4

6.8–28.4

48

18.6 ± 5.8

6.8–35.6

ABO incompatibility

2

21.2 ± 9.2

14.7–27.8

26

18.7 ± 5.5

7.3–35.8

28

18.9 ± 5.6

7.3–35.8

Multifactorial hyperbilirubinemia

8

21.5 ± 4.5

16.1–29.3

18

20.2 ± 4.6

9.6–28.6

26

20.6 ± 4.5

9.6–29.3

Total

15

22.2 ± 5.7

14.7–35.6

87

18.7 ± 5.3

6.8–35.8

102

19.2 ± 5.4

6.8–35.8

P = one-way Anova

P = 0.77

P = 0.34

P = 0.31

n: number of cases. Sd: standard deviation. IB: Indirect bilirubin. SNHL: sensorineural hearing loss. BNH: bilateral normal hearing. P: significance in one-way analysis of variance.