1921
Volume 28, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

In a clinical study, 702 Nigerian children aged 1–6 years were examined for malaria. Comparison of morbidity rates and parasitemia of patients with different glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) status provided evidence that in heterozygous females the gene for G6PD deficiency ( / ) confers an advantage against malaria.

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1979-07-01
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  • Accepted : 29 Jan 1979

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