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  • Disease

    Glanzmann’s disease

    Glanzmann’s disease is a rare disorder of blood , which results in easy and .

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    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase

    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is a type of protein, called an , that helps red blood cells work properly. The G6PD test looks at the amount (activity) of this substance in a patient’s red blood cells.

  • Disease

    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

    Blood is comprised of red blood cells, platelets, and various white blood cells.

    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency is a hereditary condition in which red blood cells break down when the body is exposed to certain drugs or the stress of infection.

  • Disease

    Graft-versus-host disease

    Antigens are large molecules (usually proteins) on the surface of cells, viruses, fungi, bacteria, and some non-living substances such as toxins, chemicals, drugs, and foreign particles. The immune system recognizes antigens and produces antibodies that destroy substances containing antigens.

    Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a complication that can occur after a stem cell or in which the newly transplanted donor cells attack the transplant recipient’s body.

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    Granulocyte

    A granulocyte is a type of white blood cell that includes neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils.

    Granulocytes are a type of white blood cell that is made of small granules, which contain proteins. The types of these cells are neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils. Granulocytes help the body fight bacterial infections. The number of granulocytes in the body goes up when there is a serious ...