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Table 2 Neonatal illness

From: The natural history of classic galactosemia: lessons from the GalNet registry

  n Valid n %
Acute neonatal illnessa 332 416 79.8
Elevated liver enzymes (ALT, AST > 30 U/L) 211 300 70.3
Bleeding diathesis (abnormal PT/ APTT) 128 301 42.5
Encephalopathyb 71 245 29.0
Signs of infection 96 351 27.4
 Positive blood culture 36 64 56.3
Cataract 68 264 25.8
Hypoglycemia (< 2.6 mmol/L) 65 259 25.1
Increased neonatal Gal-1-P (> 0.05 μmol/g Hb or > 10 mg/dL) 89 98 90.8
  1. aDefined as having one of the following symptoms: encephalopathy, bleeding diathesis, signs of infection, elevated liver enzymes or hypoglycemia
  2. bAltered mental state: depressed consciousness with or without neurological signs