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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in a rural Saudi population.

Authors
  • Saleem, T H
  • Mendis, B S
  • Osanyintuyi, S O
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1991
Volume
94
Issue
5
Pages
327–328
Identifiers
PMID: 1942210
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

3291 Saudi male blood donors from a non-malarial area of Saudi Arabia were investigated for their glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase levels. The prevalence of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in the Al-Kharj area was 1.91% which is one of the lowest recorded in Saudi Arabia.

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