Wennberg RP, Ahlfors CE, Bhutani VK, Johnson LH, Shapiro SM. Toward Understanding Kernicterus: A Challenge to Improve the Management of Jaundiced Newborns. PEDIATRICS 2006;117:474–485.
An error appeared in the article by Wennberg et al, titled “Toward Understanding Kernicterus: A Challenge to Improve the Management of Jaundiced Newborns” that was published in the February 2006 issue of Pediatrics (2006;117:474–485; doi:10.1542/peds.2005-0395). On page 475, column 2, paragraph 2, the paragraph and equations should read as follows: The relationship between Bf, albumin-bound bilirubin concentration (AB), and serum albumin concentration (A) at clinically relevant TSB and A can be expressed as: Because TSB = AB + Bf, and Bf is extremely low relative to TSB, AB ≈ TSB, and the equation can be expressed as: