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phenylhydrazine hemolysis


Definition: an in vitro test for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency; hemolysis resulting from in vitro addition of phenylhydrazine to blood with red blood cells that are deficient in G6PD, with the appearance of Heinz-Ehrlich bodies.

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