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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) mutations and haemoglobinuria syndrome in the Vietnamese population.

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BACKGROUND: In Vietnam the blackwater fever syndrome (BWF) has been associated with malaria infection, quinine ingestion and G6PD deficiency. The G6PD variants within the Vietnamese Kinh contributing to the disease risk in this population, and more generally to haemoglobinuria, are currently unknown. METHOD: Eighty-two haemoglobinuria patients and 524 healthy controls were screened for G6PD deficiency using either the methylene blue reduction test, the G-6-PDH kit or the micro-methaemoglobin...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-8-152

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University of Oxford
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 152
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:659d8a48-dca1-4f1c-9523-664052daf506
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34788
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pubs:34788

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