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Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) is an enzyme that protects the erythrocytes from destruction. The test measures the amount of G6PD available in the blood through quantitative techniques.

What is Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative)?

Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) is used to determine the G6PD level of the patient immediately.  Certain medications like medications used for the treatment of malaria result in the destruction of these enzymes. They can also occur as a generic deformity. (1)

Why is Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) suggested?

Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) is suggested when a patient is presented with the following symptoms, 

  • Tiredness
  • Paleness
  • Weight loss.
  • Fatigue
  • The blurring of vision.

How is Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) test performed?

The  Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) Test is performed by,

  • The blood samples are collected from the patient and tested. (1)

Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) tests provide perfect results.

What are the parameters measured in Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative)?

The parameters measured in Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative)  are,

  • The amount of G6PD enzymes present in the blood is measured.
  • The PH- metry values are measured in a Quantitative test.

Preparation before performing Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative)

Before the Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) test the patients should,

  • Inform the doctor if there are any immediate family members with the same deficiency as it is genetical.
  • Also, inform about previous medications.

Post-care after Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative)

Post-care after Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) testing is,

  • The patient can leave immediately after the blood test. No extra care required.

 

Sample types in Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative)

The sample types in Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) are,

  • Blood samples.

 

Side effects of Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) test

Common Side effects of Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD Quantitative) tests are,

  • The blood test has no known side effects. The test is completely safe for patients of all age groups.

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