"Meconium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The thick green-to-black mucilaginous material found in the intestines of a full-term fetus. It consists of secretions of the INTESTINAL GLANDS; BILE PIGMENTS; FATTY ACIDS; AMNIOTIC FLUID; and intrauterine debris. It constitutes the first stools passed by a newborn.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Meconium" by people in Profiles.
Case 4: Delayed Passage of Meconium, Abdominal Distention, and Emesis in a 2-day-old Girl. Pediatr Rev. 2019 Jun; 40(6):310-312.
Intestinal CFTR expression alleviates meconium ileus in cystic fibrosis pigs. J Clin Invest. 2013 Jun; 123(6):2685-93.
Meconium staining of the brainstem with open myelomeningocele. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Feb; 11(2):150-3.
Cystic fibrosis pigs develop lung disease and exhibit defective bacterial eradication at birth. Sci Transl Med. 2010 Apr 28; 2(29):29ra31.
Racial disparity in meconium-stained amniotic fluid and meconium aspiration syndrome in the United States, 1989-2000. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Dec; 102(6):1262-8.
T-tube ileostomy for meconium ileus: four decades of experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2000 Feb; 35(2):349-52.
The determination of 11-nor-delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol-9-carboxylic acid (THCCOOH) in meconium. J Anal Toxicol. 1996 Jan-Feb; 20(1):50-1.
False-positive and false-negative rates in meconium drug testing. Clin Chem. 1995 Nov; 41(11):1614-6.
The detection of hydrocodone in meconium: two case studies. J Anal Toxicol. 1995 Oct; 19(6):514-8.
Multiple birth concordance of street drug assays of meconium analysis. Vet Hum Toxicol. 1995 Aug; 37(4):318-9.