Picterus AS

An app to detect and estimate jaundice in newborns.

Courtesy of WHO Compendium 2021

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Product description Brand name and product description

Picterus is a smartphone app that estimates jaundice in newborns using biomedical optics and photonics to detect bilirubin. The app is currently a prototype.

This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2021 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low‐Resource Settings.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

None, as of 2020

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.


Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Traditional Bilirubin meters, BiliApp, BiliBaby

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Health care professionals with the need for affordable monitoring of jaundice in newborns.

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