Changes in incidence and sex ratio of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency by population drift in Taiwan.

@article{Chien2008ChangesII,
  title={Changes in incidence and sex ratio of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency by population drift in Taiwan.},
  author={Yin-Hsiu Chien and N F Lee and Shu-Tzu Wu and Jane-Jane Liou and Hsiu-Chen Chen and Wuh-Liang Hwu},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={154-61}
}
We analyzed data from a single screening center in Taiwan from January 1, 1996 to December 31, 2005 to evaluate the change in incidence and female to male ratio of G6PD deficiency. During the study period, 1,211,632 of 2,667,922 (45.41%) neonates delivered in Taiwan were screened at the National Taiwan University Hospital. Of these, 21,997 neonates (1.82… CONTINUE READING