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haemoglobin genotype

Influence of blood group, Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase and Haemoglobin genotype on Falciparum malaria in children in Vihiga highland of Western Kenya

July 13, 2020 - 16:40 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ahmed JS, Guyah B, Sang' D, Webale MK, Mufyongo NS, Munde E, Ouma C
Reference: 
BMC Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 9;20(1):487

Genetic diversity of ABO blood, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency and haemoglobin type and their ability to protect against malaria vary geographically, ethnically and racially. No study has been carried out in populations resident in malaria regions in western Kenya.

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