Operational Medicine 2001, Health
Care in Military Settings, NAVMED P-5139, May 1, 2001, Bureau
of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy, 2300 E Street NW, Washington,
G6PD deficiency is one of a number of causes of hemolytic anemia. In many
cases, the hemolysis is mild and not noticed until a provoking incident,
- Ingestion of Fava Beans
- Serious viral or bacterial infection
G6PD Levels may be elevated in:
- Liver failure
- Myocardial infarction
- Chronic blood loss
G6PD Levels are decreased in G6PD deficiency.
*These are general values taken from a variety of
sources. The actual normal values may vary from lab to lab and from one
type of testing protocol to another.