A neonate at 48 hrs of birth with a history of non passage of meconium. Next step in evaluation will be:


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Hello everyone! So finally i am back to Delhi after a rejuvenating trip to Singapore. Thanks everyone for your patience. From today onwards, i am hoping to be regular,since the exam is round the corner so it’s a good idea to be on your toes.

Today’s question:

Q25) A neonate at 48 hrs of birth with a history of non passage of meconium. Next step in evaluation will be:

A) CFTR mutation analysis
B. Manometry
C. Sweat chloride levels
D. Lower GI Study.

Best wishes!

Dr Manoj Malhotra
MBBS (MAMC) MD pediatrics (LHMC)