Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and reduced haemoglobin levels in African children with severe malaria

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Nguetse, Christian N.; Meyer, Christian G.; Adegnika, Ayola Akim; Agbenyega, Tsiri; Ogutu, Bernhards R.; Kremsner, Peter G.; Velavan, Thirumalaisamy P.; (2016)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: Malaria Journal,volume 15 (issn: 1475-2875, eissn: 1475-2875)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1396-1, doi: 10.13039/501100001659, pmc: PMC4937586
  • Subject: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency | Severe malaria | Infectious Diseases | Research | African children | Parasitology
    mesheuropmc: hemic and lymphatic diseases | parasitic diseases

Background Extensive studies investigating the role of host genetic factors during malaria associate glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency with relative protection. G6PD deficiency had been reported to associate with anti-malarial drug induced with haemolytic ana... View more
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