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Impact of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency on dengue infection in Myanmar children

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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency may affect the clinical presentation of dengue due to the altered redox state in immune cells. We aimed to determine the association between G6PD deficiency and severity of dengue infection in paediatric patients in Myanmar. A cross-sectional study was conducted among paediatric patients aged 2-13 years with dengue in Yankin Children Hospital, Myanmar. One hundred and ninety-six patients positive for dengue infection, as determined via PCR o...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0209204

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Blacksell, SD More by this author
Pukrittayakamee, S More by this author
Chotivanich, K More by this author
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
14
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1
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Article: e0209204
Publication date:
2019-01-02
Acceptance date:
2018-12-01
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1932-6203
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pubs:956391
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uri:82dd3f42-59b8-4358-a648-cd5253c9ad29
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uuid:82dd3f42-59b8-4358-a648-cd5253c9ad29
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pubs:956391
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English
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