Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase

Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
G6PD.

Rationale
To identify an enzyme deficiency that can result in hemolytic anemia.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Enzymatic) 7–15 units/G hemoglobin; SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.0645) = 0.45–0.97 micro units/mol hemoglobin.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Synonym/Acronym:
G6PD.

Rationale
To identify an enzyme deficiency that can result in hemolytic anemia.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Enzymatic) 7–15 units/G hemoglobin; SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.0645) = 0.45–0.97 micro units/mol hemoglobin.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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