G6PDD

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G6PDDGlucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency (medicine)
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G6PDd is an inherited condition caused by defect(s) in the gene that codes for the enzyme, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD).
Abbreviations HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus AIDS: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome ALAT: Alanine aminotransferase ANC: Antenatal clinic CD4: Cluster of differentiation 4 G6PDd: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency HBV: Hepatitis B virus HBsAg: Hepatitis B surface antigen HepB: Hepatitis B IRS: Indoor residual spraying ITN: Insecticide-treated nets RDT: Rapid diagnostic test.
Characteristics Infection type Malaria Hepatitis B HIV n (%) * 335 (10.7) 106 (3.4) 25 (0.8) Mean age (SD) (years) 28.2 (5.2) 29.4 (4.4) 29.4 (5.4) Mean Hb (a) (SD) (g/dL) 10.8 (1.5) 11.3 (1.4) 10.8 (1.5) Sickling, n (%) ** 24 (7.2) 11 (10.4) 3 (12.0) G6PDd, n (%) ** 20 (6.0) 7 (6.6) 3 (12.0) Characteristics Infection type Syphilis p value n (%) * 10 (0.3) -- Mean age (SD) (years) 26.0 (4.4) 0.06 (#) Mean Hb (a) (SD) (g/dL) 11.9 (1.4) 0.009 (#) Sickling, n (%) ** 1 (10) -- G6PDd, n (%) ** 2 (20.0) -- G6PDd = glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.