TITLE

Editorial: Advances in Diagnosing Drug Hypersensitivity Reactions

AUTHOR(S)
Romano, Antonino; Ventura, Mariateresa
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Current Pharmaceutical Design;9/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p2767
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the genetic risk factors of hypersensitivity reactions to drugs and another on drug provocation tests (DPTs).
ACCESSION #
35217016

 

Related Articles

  • The prevalence of aspirin hypersensitivity in patients with nasal polyposis and contributing factors. Bavbek, Sevim; Dursun, Berna; Dursun, Engin; Korkmaz, Hakan; Sertkaya Karasoy, Durdu // American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p411 

    Background: Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid [ASA]) hypersensitivity is frequent in patients with nasal polyps (NPs) and is called aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease, previously known as Samter's syndrome. However, studies evaluating the prevalence of ASA hypersensitivity in patients with NPs...

  • Hypersensitivity Reactions to Anticoagulant Drugs. Scherer, Kathrin; Tsakiris, Dimitrios A.; Bircher, Andreas J. // Current Pharmaceutical Design;9/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p2863 

    Drugs with anticoagulant activity, including heparins, hirudins, coumarins, and platelet aggregation inhibitors belong to the most widely used drugs. Hypersensitivity reactions from these agents are rare. However, due to their widespread use, they may have a considerable impact on patient safety...

  • Patients with drug reactions - is it worth testing?  // Current Medical Literature: Dermatology;2006, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p106 

    The article focuses on the study that assesses the risk and benefit ratios of the structured approach to patients with a suspicion of drug allergy. Several charts of 291 consecutive patients with drug reactions are retrospectively analyzed. Researchers claimed that this study is based only on a...

  • Dextromethorphan.  // Reactions Weekly;9/18/2004, Issue 1019, p9 

    Discusses research being done on the side effects of dextromethorphan in a female patient. Reference to a study by T. Robledo and colleagues published in the August 2004 issue of "Allergy"; Details of the drug's adverse effects on the patient; Results of oral challenge tests.

  • Cetirizine/hydroxyzine.  // Reactions Weekly;5/26/2007, Issue 1153, p8 

    The article describes a case of cetirizine/hydroxyzine-induced urticaria in a 22-year-old man. The man developed urticaria following his treatment with cetirizine/hydroxyzine for aggravated nasal and asthma symptoms. His urticarial lesions disappeared after discontinuing his treatment with...

  • Thiomersal.  // Reactions Weekly;1/19/2008, Issue 1185, p29 

    The article describes a case of hypersensitivity reaction to thimerosal in influenza vaccine. A 31-year-old woman developed an allergy following a skin test with an adult influenza virus containing thiomersal. Some of the symptoms developed by the patient include generalized pruritus, throat...

  • Drug provocation tests: up-date and novel approaches. Chiriac, Anca Mirela; Demoly, Pascal // Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1 

    Drug provocation tests (DPTs) are often needed when evaluating patients with suspected drug hypersensitivity reactions. General considerations on DPTs, with regard to indications, contraindications, methods, limitations and interpretations have been thoroughly addressed and various protocols are...

  • The evaluation of drug provocation tests in pediatric allergy clinic: A single center experience. Vezir, Emine; Erkocoglu, Mustafa; Civelek, Ersoy; Kaya, Aysenur; Azkur, Dilek; Akan, Ayseg├╝l; Ozcan, Celal; Toyran, Muge; Ginis, Tayfur; Misirlioglu, Emine Dibek; Kocabas, Can Naci // Allergy & Asthma Proceedings;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p156 

    Drug provocation tests (DPTs) are gold standard to diagnose drug allergy. Our goal was to evaluate the results and safety of diagnostic methods including DPTs during childhood. Between January 2010 and February 2013 DPTs were performed and evaluated, prospectively, in children who attended our...

  • Provocation Tests in Diagnosing Drug Hypersensitivity. Bousquet, Philippe-Jean; Gaeta, Francesco; Bousquet-Rouanet, Laure; Lefrant, Jean-Yves; Demoly, Pascal; Romano, Antonino // Current Pharmaceutical Design;9/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p2792 

    A position paper by the European Network for Drug Allergy (ENDA), the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) interest group on drug hypersensitivity, defines drug provocation tests (DPTs) as "the controlled administration of a drug in order to diagnose drug...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics