Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is associated with asymptomatic malaria in a rural community in Burkina Faso

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Ouattara, Abdoul Karim; Bisseye, Cyrille; Bazie, Bapio Valery Jean Télesphore Elvira; Diarra, Birama; Compaore, Tegwindé Rebeca; Djigma, Florencia; Pietra, Virginio; Moret, Remy; Simpore, Jacques;
  • Publisher: Asian Pacific Tropical Medicine Press
  • Journal: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine,volume 4,issue 8,pages655-658 (issn: 2221-1691)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4037660, doi: 10.12980/APJTB.4.2014APJTB-2014-0100
  • Subject: QH301-705.5 | Burkina Faso | Original Article | RC955-962 | Mutations | Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency | Asymptomatic malaria | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Polymerase chain reaction | Biology (General)
    mesheuropmc: congenital, hereditary, and neonatal diseases and abnormalities | nutritional and metabolic diseases | hemic and lymphatic diseases | parasitic diseases

Objective: To investigate 4 combinations of mutations responsible for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency in a rural community of Burkina Faso, a malaria endemic country. Methods: Two hundred individuals in a rural community were genotyped for the mut... View more
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