Incidence of the Erythrocytic Defect associated with Drug-Sensitivity among Oriental Subjects


IN the past few years a new type of metabolic lesion of the red cell has been elucidated. It was found that sensitivity to the hæmolytic action of the 8-aminoquinoline primaquine and many other compounds was due to an intrinsic defect of the red cell1. This defect can be demonstrated in vitro by: (1) incubating the red cells with a solution of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/183684b0


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