TABLE 3.

Weight Loss and Laboratory Evaluation of Study Infants

CaseWeight Change From BW at ReadmissionMother/Infant Blood Type, DATHemoglobin Closest to When TSB Maximum (g/dL); Age DoneReticulocyte Count (%) Closest to TSB Maximum; Age DoneBlood SmearG6PD (U/g Hb; Normal Range: 4.2–10.1)Albumin (g/dL); Age Done
1−4.8%O+/A+ DAT ? (see text)14.7; 148 h2.6%; 287 h (6 days after max TSB)NormalND2.6; 152 h
2−5.0%A+/O+, DAT17.3; 128 hNDNormal6.9ND
3N/AA/O+ DAT+Spun hematocrit = 50; 61 hND3+ polychromasia, 2 n RBC/100 WBC17.33.6; 67 h
4−2.0%O+/O+, DAT18.8; 204 hND2+ polychromasia, 2+ anisoNDND
5−7.0%B+/O+ DAT21.8; 108 h3.8%; 106 h1+ polychromasia, 2+ aniso10.8ND
6−7.9%O+/B+ DAT13.5; 47 h; 13.4; 142 h; 11.1; 181 h8.3%; 48 hNormal12.8ND
7−12.0%O+/O+ DAT16.5; 83 h4.7%; 83 h2+poly, 2+ aniso, 2+ poikilo, 3 nRBC/100 WBCNDND
8−9.0%O+/A+ DAT weak+14.5; 81 h6.4%; 83 h2+ microcytes, 1+ poikiloNDND
94.0%O+/A+ DAT15.2; 92 h6.2%; 92 h1+ polychromasia, 2+ aniso; 2+ poikiloND3.0; 96 h (post ET; pre ET Calcium was 6.9 mg/dl
10−10.4%A+/A+ DAT15.5; 111 h1.1%; 152 hNormalNDND
11−16.9%A+/O+ DAT18.1 at time of readmission
  • BW indicates birth weight; HB, hemoglobin; ND, not done; nRBC, nucleated red blood cells; WBC, white blood cells; aniso, anisocytosis; poikilo, poikilocytosis; ET, exchange transfusion.