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The primary objective of the author of this book was to supply a "comprehensive summary" of its single subject. This he accomplishes with a text of 41 double-column pages (9 figures and 5 tables), in which there are 315 citations from the literature. More details are provided than would be expected from this description because the text is concise and efficient. The content is well organized and includes the metabolic and physiologic role of red cell glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD), pathophysiology, inheritance, and genetic variants of G6PD deficiency, hemolytic drugs and pharmacogenetics, clinical manifestations, and laboratory diagnosis. In general, the balance
G-6-PD Deficiency.. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:151. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-1-151_2
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