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Jaundice appearing in newborns within 24 hours of birth and related to ABO blood type incompatibility between mother and infant.


J. Halbrecht:
•  Role of hemagglutinins anti-A and anti-B in pathogenesi of jaundice of
   the newborn (icterus neonatorum precox).
   American Journal of Diseases of Children, Chicago, 1944, 68: 248-249.

J. Halbrecht and C. Klibanski:
•  Identification of a new normal embryonic haemoglobin.
   Nature, October 13, 1956, 178: 795-795.

J. Halbrecht:
•  Role of hemo-agglutinins anti-A and anti-B in pathogenesis of the newborn
   (icterus neonatorum praecox).
   American Journal of Diseases of Children, 1964, 45: 1.

Stanley Jablonski:
• Jablonski’s Dictionary of Syndromes & Eponymic diseases.
  Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, Florida, 1991.

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