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G6PD BEST TESTING METHOD? CONT

QUESTION: What is the best lab for me to run to test G6PD before I administer HDIVC? ANSWER: G6PD testing is complex but the basics are as follows: If you have a negative test of any of the three kinds you are free to proceed with oxidative therapies. The three test modalities are: 1. Qualitative …

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GENOMIC SNP TESTING ACCURACY CONT

QUESTION: Any thoughts on this piece of research, forwarded to me from a patient noting a 40% inaccuracies in SNP assessments? That would be quite high based on the changes we might recommend to patients based on the reported SNPs. “According to information derived from the GAOs report on Consumer Genetic Testing, a SNP analysis …

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IV ARTESUNATE CONSIDERATIONS CONT

QUESTION: I will be starting artesunate with a patient in the near future (hopefully in the next week).  She has done HIVC with her chemo.  However, the chemo has not worked well for the patient and she now is willing to entertain further treatments.  I have read your artesunate summary for IV use and you mention …

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