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  • Disease

    Glanzmann disease

    Glanzmann disease is a rare disorder of blood platelets, which results in easy bruising and nosebleeds.

  • Disease

    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

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

    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is a condition in which red blood cells break down when the body is exposed to certain drugs or the...

  • Test

    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase test

    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is a protein that helps red blood cells work properly. The G6PD test looks at the amount (activity) of this...

  • 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 certain stem cell or bone marrow transplants.

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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 has small granules, which contain proteins. The specific types of granulocytes are neutrophils, eosinophils,...