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Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative)

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What is Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative)?

G6PD deficiency is generally caused by alterations in the G6PD gene present in the human X chromosome. Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Quantitative test measures the levels of the G6PD enzymes in the red blood cells. G6PD enzyme is involved in energy production and formation/functioning of the red blood cells (RBCs).

Sample Type

The sample type collected for Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) is: Blood

Preparation for Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative)

  • No special preparation required

Why Get Tested for Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative)?

  1. To determine the cause of haemolysis if symptoms of haemolytic anemia appear
  2. As a screening test for newborns for G6PD deficiency.

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CAP

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