This application is based on the transcutaneous bilirubin nomomgram published by J. Jeffrey Maisels and Elizabeth Kring1

Here is the actual nomogram (click to enlarge):


  1. Maisels JJ, Kring E. "Transcutaneous Bilirubin Levels in the First 96 Hours in Normal Newborn Population of >= 35 Weeks' Gestation." Pediatrics 2006;117;1169.

  2. "Management of Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn Infant 35 or More Weeks of Gestation." Pediatrics 2004;114.;114/1/297.pdf

  3. Robertson A, Kazmierczak S, Vos P. "Improved Transcutaneous Bilirubinometry: Comparison of SpectRx BiliCheck and Minolta Jaundice Meter JM-102 for Estimating Total Serum Bilirubin in a Normal Newborn Population." Journal of Perinatology 2002;22;12