Early identification and referral of liver disease in infants

Children's Liver Disease Foundation


Community healthcare professionals should be aware that there are many causes for jaundice in infants and know how to tell them apart. Prolonged jaundice is defined as jaundice persisting beyond two weeks of age in term babies and three weeks in pre-term babies.

This Guidelines summary provides recommendations on general awareness and training, investigations, and prolonged jaundice.


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