What is the Glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase (G6PD) test?
Glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase test is used to diagnose inherited G6PD deficiencies, and to analyse the cause of hemolytic anemia.
When to get tested?
Your doctor may recommend a G6PD test if you are having signs and symptoms of hemolytic anemia, or if your newborn has jaundice then he/she might need this test.
A blood sample will be collected from your arm. Glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase test book online facilities are available.
No preparation is needed.
Low level of G6PD indicates G6PD deficiency. Find a Glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase (G6PD) test near you to get your test done.