Title

G6PD Deficiency: Beyond Fava Beans and Sulfa Drugs

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

11-3-2016

Abstract

Objectives:

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of G6PD deficiency
  • Understand the diagnosis of G6PD deficiency
  • Review the most common morbidities of G6PD deficiencies
  • Recognize precipatating exposures for hemolytic anemia events
  • Review anticipatory guidance for patients and their families

This Lecture will NOT COVER:

  • G6PD deficiency and associations with cardiovascular disease
  • Alternative screening tests used in resource-poor settings
  • Debates around universal vs targeted screening
  • Implications for malaria treatment
  • Chronic non-spherocytic hemolytic anemia (Class | G6PD deficiency)

Presentation: 26:45