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Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Qualitative)

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NABL, CAP
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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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NABL

CAP

About Metropolis Laboratories

At Metropolis, the best pathology lab in India what we believe is what we say and what we say is what we do. Being empathetic to our customers and being committed to their needs is in our DNA. Metropolis has grown to harness a culture that is open, synergistic, progressive and scientific in nature. We are the Pathology Specialists delivering over 30 million tests a year, catering to more than 20,000 medical Laboratories, Hospitals, Nursing homes and 2,00,000 Consultants. With 37 years of experience in delivering accurate reports, Metropolis has earned the reputation of being amongst the top pathology labs in India.

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