Infant Stool Card

Infant stool Card History:

2002 - North Central Region Most hospitals stool card screening 
2003 - north, central, south, eastern part of the hospitals stool card screening 
2004 - Implementation of a national stool card screening and promotion of the region's first recycled card 
2005 - Actively promote the stool card for Disease Control and Prevention joined injection system 
2006 - stool success in CDC vaccination card system 
2007 - Actively promote more medical institutions in the stool card into the pre-injection system to perform screening 
2008 - will increase the original six infant stool color card for nine infant stool color card
2009 - to establish a direct and total bilirubin Trace Detection 
2010 - North and central parts of the region with total bilirubin hospitals directly trace detection 
2011 - Actively promote the country with total bilirubin direct detection of trace
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Understanding infant stool card

Dear Parents cum medical colleagues: 
Taiwan infants with biliary atresia incidence of about ten thousandths, and indeed our country compared to other countries in the world have a higher incidence. In view of this, the implementation of the National Health Council, "infant stool Card" Since 2002, the purpose of that is that children with biliary atresia can make through stool color than right, was found early and acceptance of Kasai surgery. 

We have 2008 child health handbook "infant stool card" color from the original 6 to 9 colors. New baby stool color identification, unusual colors total of six colors, numbered from 1 to 6; normal color of 7 to 9. We hope to increase the identify abnormal stool color, the health care workers, parents can more clearly distinguish the baby is abnormal stool color. 

In addition to emphasis on infant stool color, also please pay special attention to the baby's jaundice problem. Neonatal jaundice is quite common in our infant, full two weeks after birth, the majority of neonatal jaundice has subsided; if sustained prolonged neonatal jaundice, some babies may suffer from symptoms of bile retention / biliary atresia, do not think are breast-feeding jaundice caused, so the best time to treat patients lose. 

Please fill in the time with their newborns 30 days old when administered to fight the hepatitis B vaccine, remember to ask the medical staff to do stool color screening assessment to the early detection of hepatobiliary disease of children, so that they can be treated early!