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Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Qualitative)

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ISO, NABH
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Overview
Interpreting Results

Overview of G6PD Qual.

What is G6PD Qual.?

The Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase test or G6PD Qualitative test is performed to determine the presence of an inherited deficiency of the enzyme Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase.

Why is G6PD Qual. done?

The test is performed when recurring symptoms of haemolytic anemia occur, or jaundice develops and persists in newborns. The test is usually performed when all other causes of anemia or jaundice have been checked out to be negative. It is also performed in case of newborns as a screening test within the first few days after birth.


Preparation for G6PD Qual.

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for G6PD Qual.

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

Interpreting G6PD Qual. results

Interpretations

The qualitative test checks for fluorescence under UV light. If no fluorescence is detected, the test is declared positive.


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NABH

The PNDT registered Genetic Laboratory & Genetic Counselling center at DNA Xperts is the first of its kind center in East Delhi to offer Genetic Testing & Genetic Counselling services. Genetic counseling is the process of determining the risk you have of passing on an inheritable genetic disease to your baby and hence is advised before or during pregnancy for couples.

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