- •Biliary atresia is the most common indication of liver transplantation in children.
- •Biliary atresia mimics common conditions such as physiologic jaundice.
- •Biliary atresia presents with elevated levels of conjugated (direct) bilirubin.
- •Stool color cards proved to be 95.2% sensitive and showed cost-effectiveness.
- •Routine screening and early diagnosis may improve outcomes and decrease costs.
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