Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency allelic variants and their prevalence in malaria patients in Eritrea

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Tseghereda, Yohannes Ghebremedhin; Nganga, Joseph Kangethe; Kimang’a, Andrew Nyerere; Mehari, Tadesse Hagos; Weldemichael, Yishak Gebrekidan;
(2018)
  • Publisher: The African Field Epidemiology Network
  • Journal: The Pan African Medical Journal,volume 31 (eissn: 1937-8688)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6430948, doi: 10.11604/pamj.2018.31.46.16527
  • Subject: PCR-RFLP | ethnic groups | malaria | G6PD deficiency | Eritrea | zoba | Research
    mesheuropmc: hemic and lymphatic diseases | congenital, hereditary, and neonatal diseases and abnormalities | parasitic diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases

Introduction Glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is the most common enzymopathy with a relatively high frequency in malaria-endemic regions. In Eritrea, there is scanty knowledge of G6PD deficiency. The aim of the study was to characterize and determine ... View more
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