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Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of G6PD deficiency in Bengali adults with severe and uncomplicated malaria

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BACKGROUND: Control of malaria increasingly involves administration of 8-aminoquinolines, with accompanying risk of haemolysis in individuals with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. Few data on the prevalence and genotypic basis of G6PD deficiency are available from Bangladesh, where malaria remains a major problem in the South (Chittagong Division). The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of G6PD deficiency, and associated G6PD genotypes, in adults with falcip...

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10.1186/s12936-017-1788-x

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Green Templeton College
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
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Article: 134
Publication date:
2017-03-29
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1475-2875
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pubs:688659
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uri:4471b29e-a669-4412-a86e-f8dd17be909f
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uuid:4471b29e-a669-4412-a86e-f8dd17be909f
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pubs:688659
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1

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