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Diagnostic performances of the fluorescent spot test for G6PD deficiency in newborns along the Thailand-Myanmar border: A cohort study

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Background: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is an inherited enzymatic disorder associated with severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and acute haemolysis after exposure to certain drugs or infections. The disorder can be diagnosed phenotypically with a fluorescent spot test (FST), which is a simple test that requires training and basic laboratory equipment. This study aimed to assess the diagnostic performances of the FST used on umbilical cord blood by locally-trained staff ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.13373.1

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Thielemans, L More by this author
Gornsawun, G More by this author
Hanboonkunupakarn, B More by this author
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Bancone, G
Publisher:
F1000Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-11
Publication date:
2018-01-02
Acceptance date:
2018-01-02
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EISSN:
2398-502X
Pubs id:
pubs:831355
URN:
uri:6f22a24d-1e76-4861-be95-b79718e57c9a
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uuid:6f22a24d-1e76-4861-be95-b79718e57c9a
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pubs:831355

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