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NOT Open Access | Case Report: A Case of Primaquine-Induced Hemoglobinuria in Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase-Deficient Malaria Patient in Southeastern Bangladesh

November 12, 2019 - 16:16 -- NOT Open Access
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Phru CS, Kibria MG, Thriemer K, Chowdhury MU, Jahan N, Aktaruzzaman MM, Rahmat H, Satyagraha AW, Prue AS, Khan WA, Ley B, Alam MS.
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Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Nov 4

We herein report the first case of Mediterranean glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) variant from Bangladesh. A boy had been admitted to hospital and was diagnosed with uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax infection and treated with 30 mg/kg body weight (BW) chloroquine for 3 days and 4.8 mg/kg BW primaquine (PQ) to be taken over 14 days.

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