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A 20-year-old female asked:

What is the biochemical explanation for the development of hymolitic anemia after taking a propylactic dose of primaquine to prevent malaria.?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
Use Google for the: partially understood mechanisms: e.g. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18930565. Like most biological issues, the complexities are only partially understood.

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