Newborn screening for Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Eastern Province , Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Mohamed2012NewbornSF,
  title={Newborn screening for Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Eastern Province , Saudi Arabia},
  author={Sarar Mohamed},
  year={2012}
}
Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is an x-linked recessive disorder expressed mostly in males. Patients with G6PD deficiency may present clinically with evidence of hemolytic anemia in the neonatal period or later in life, or may remain asymptomatic. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of G6PD deficiency in Saudi infants screened at birth. All Saudi infants born at Saad Specialist Hospital in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia between January 2005 and January 2006 were… CONTINUE READING

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