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Glucose – 6- Phosphate Dehydrogenase Screen, Blood.

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
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Test : Glucose – 6- Phosphate Dehydrogenase Screen, Blood.

Indications : This test is used to detect drug sensitive populations of Red cells due to G-6-PD deficiency; to determine the cause of hemolysis. G-6-PD deficient hemolysis may also be secondary to acute bacterial or viral infections and metabolic disorders such as acidosis.

Physiology : G-6-PD quantitation may be useful if deficiency is detecting in screening test.

Normal Range : G-6-PD enzyme activity detected.

Test Method : Fluorescent NADPH spot test.

Related Tests : G-6-PD, Quantitative, RBC enzyme deficiency

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