A 3 day old boy presents with jaundice from the 2nd day of life. He was born via cesarian section at 38 weeks of gestation, following an uncomplicated pregnancy. His mother is 24 years old, and is in good health.
Hb: 14.2 g/dl PCV (Hct): 41.4% Reticulocyte count: 3% Blood film (picture) : The blood film appears normal, with no evidence of hemolysis.
Total bilirubin: 19.2 mg/dl Direct (conjugated) bilirubin: 1.9 mg/dl
AST: 24 IU/L (0-40) ALT: 33 IU/L (0-40)
TSH: 49.90 mIU/ml (0.9-7.7) Free T4: 9.65 pg/ml (9-26)