G6PD Deficiency Detection


G6PD Deficiency Detection, G6PD Activity

  • See Also
  • Indications for testing
  1. Acute or chronic non-spherocytic Hemolytic Anemia
  2. Asymptomatic children with significant risk factors
  3. Nonphysiologic Neonatal Jaundice with risk factors
  4. Associated risk factors
    1. African, Mediterranean, or Asian ethnicity
    2. Family History of Jaundice, Anemia or Splenomegaly
  • Detection Methods
  1. Quantitative analysis
  2. Rapid fluorescent Spot Test
    1. Detects NADPH generation
  • False Negatives