GLUCOSE-6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE (THY)
test measures the amount of G6PD in the blood.
This test measures the amount of G6PD in the blood. G6PD stands for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, an enzyme that helps red blood cells work properly. Red blood cells move oxygen from your lungs to every cell in your body. Your cells need oxygen to grow, reproduce, and stay healthy.