Ronald McCaffrey Zuzana Tothova, Author at Renal and Urology News

Ronald McCaffrey Zuzana Tothova

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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency What every physician needs to know: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is the most common hereditary human enzyme deficiency, affecting more than 400 million people of predominantly African, Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean descent and presents as neonatal jaundice and acute hemolytic anemia in its most severe forms. G6PD is an enzyme…

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