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Table 2 Trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL), skin pH, capacitance and sebum measured at follow up (approximately 6 weeks)

From: A phase i study of daily treatment with a ceramide-dominant triple lipid mixture commencing in neonates

Skin parameter Median (IQR)
TEWL (g/m2/hr)  
   forearm 9.3 (7.2-10.5)
   forehead 14.3 (8.1-25.4)
pH  
   forearm 5.1 (4.8-5.4)
   forehead 4.9 (4.7-5.4)
Hydration (forearm)* 45.8 (41.3-46.5)
Sebum (forehead)* 36 (22-85)
  1. * arbitrary units of measurement