Five different glucose-6-phophate dehydrogenase (G6PD) variants found among 11 G6PD-deficient persons in Flores Island, Indonesia

@article{Matsuoka2003FiveDG,
  title={Five different glucose-6-phophate dehydrogenase (G6PD) variants found among 11 G6PD-deficient persons in Flores Island, Indonesia},
  author={Hiroyuki Matsuoka and Meiji Arai and Shigeto Yoshida and Indah Setyawati Tantular and Suhintam Pusarawati and Henyo I Kerong and Fumihiko Kawamoto},
  journal={Journal of Human Genetics},
  year={2003},
  volume={48},
  pages={541-544}
}
AbstractWe conducted a survey for malaria diagnosis and treatment in four primary schools in Flores Island, one of the Indonesian Islands with an area of 17,000 km2 and a population of 1.8 million. Of those examined, 24.4% were diagnosed as having malaria (90/363) and administered medicine immediately. A glucose-6-phophate dehydrogenase (G6PD) test was performed at the same time, and 16 persons (4.4%) were diagnosed as G6PD deficient. Eleven persons consented to analysis of the G6PD genome. We… CONTINUE READING

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