Overview of G6PD Qual.
What is G6PD Qual.?
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.
Interpreting G6PD Qual. results
The qualitative test checks for fluorescence under UV light. If no fluorescence is detected, the test is declared positive.